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    Default anesthesia CPT code for spinal surgery

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    patient had spinal surgery including laminectomy and insertion of harrington rods. Would you assign 00604 as anesthesia code? Thanks

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    00670 Anesthesia for extensive spine and spinal cord procedures (eg, spinal instrumentation or vascular procedures)

    When I saw the instrumentation in your description this code came up.

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