CPT® 88388, Under Surgical Pathology Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 88388 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Surgical Pathology Procedures.

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Summary

The analyst performs all the technical steps to examine a tissue specimen using normal sight, dissect out the part of the specimen needed for testing, and then prepare the tissue for nonmicroscopic analysis. This code also includes a touch imprint, intraoperative consultation, or frozen section. Use this code for each separate tissue preparation. This is an add on code, so you must list it separately in addition to the code for the primary procedure.

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