CPT® 88040, Under Postmortem Examination Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 88040 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Postmortem Examination Procedures.

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Summary

The analyst, typically a pathologist, performs a forensic necropsy, also called an autopsy or post mortem exam, that consists of an external and internal examination of a body to determine a cause, manner, and time of death or injury and establish the identity of the body, if unknown.

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