CPT® 99116, Under Qualifying Circumstances for Anesthesia

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 99116 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Qualifying Circumstances for Anesthesia.

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This code describes the use of total body hypothermia. Use this add–on code along with a primary anesthesia procedure code only in cases when the provider induces hypothermia in the patient during a procedure, complicating the administration of anesthesia. 

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