CPT® 96573, Under Photodynamic Therapy Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 96573 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Photodynamic Therapy Procedures.

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The provider applies a photosensitizing drug to a lesion and exposes it to a specific wavelength of light, depending on how far into the body the light needs to penetrate. The procedure is performed by a physician or other qualified health care professional to destroy precancerous cells of skin and adjacent mucosa; this code can be reported only once per day.

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