CPT® 63066, Under Transpedicular or Costovertebral Approach for Posterolateral Extradural Exploration/Decompression Procedures on the Spine and Spinal Cord

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 63066 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Transpedicular or Costovertebral Approach for Posterolateral Extradural Exploration/Decompression Procedures on the Spine and Spinal Cord.

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Summary

To relieve symptoms caused by spinal cord or nerve root pressure, the provider performs a decompression service, such as removing a disc from the spine. This code describes each additional thoracic segment treated after the first at the same session. He uses a costovertebral approach, which refers to where the ribs and spine meet.

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