CPT® 96570, Under Photodynamic Therapy Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 96570 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Photodynamic Therapy Procedures.

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The provider administers a photosensitizing drug to abnormal tissue and exposes it to a specific wavelength of light for approximately 30 minutes, depending on how far into tissue the light needs to penetrate. The provider performs this photodynamic therapy at the same session that he performs a primary endoscopy or bronchoscopy. The procedure is performed to destroy cancerous or precancerous cells.

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