Spine Coding Pairs
I have been trying to use this spine pair 63272 and 63048; but denies as ADD ON PROCEDURE CODE 63048 has been submitted without an appropriate primary procedure code....
Any suggestions on billing these? Thank you.. Allison
CPT® Code: 63272
Description: Laminectomy for excision of intraspinal lesion other than neoplasm, intradural; lumbar
CPT® Code: 63048
Description: Laminectomy, facetectomy and foraminotomy (unilateral or bilateral with decompression of spinal cord, cauda equina and/or nerve root
, [eg, spinal or lateral recess stenosis]), single vertebral segment; each additional segment, cervical, thoracic, or lumbar (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)