Question: What is the CPT code for spinal decompression?

How do you code spinal decompression?

HCPCS code S9090 is the code that is used to report Vertebral axial non surgical spinal decompression and is used per session as a global reporting.

What is the difference between CPT 22630 and 22633?

Code 22630 describes a posterior lumbar interbody arthrodesis, also known as fusion. Code 22633 describes a posterior lumbar interbody fusion and a posterolateral fusion performed at the same interspace and segment (also called spinal level, such as L4-L5).

Does Medicare pay for spinal decompression?

Although Medicare does not consider certain spinal decompression therapies to be a payable service, some Medicare patients request or demand you bill for denial purposes. HCPCS code S9090 is another procedure code that some carriers may require for payment or to provide notification of patient financial liability. 2.

How much does spinal decompression cost?

Typical costs: For patients not covered by health insurance, spinal decompression typically costs $20 to $200 per visit, and usually requires about 20 to 35 sessions, for a total of $400 to $5,000.

What is procedure code 22614?

CPT® Code 22614 in section: Arthrodesis, posterior or posterolateral technique, single level.

What is procedure code 22840?

CPT® 22840 in section: Spinal Instrumentation Procedures on the Spine (Vertebral Column)

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Can CPT code 22633 and 63047 be billed together?

The correction in the CPT Assistant publication says that codes 22633 and 63047 may be reported for the same interspace when additional work is required to complete a decompression at the same spinal level.

What is the CPT code 63047?

CPT 63047 involves not only removal of lamina for central decompression but also lateral recess decompression in the form of a facetectomy (e.g., medial, partial) and/or foraminotomy for nerve root decompression.

How long is a CPT code?

All CPT codes are five-digits and can be either numeric or alphanumeric, depending on the category. CPT code descriptors are clinically focused and utilize common standards so that a diverse set of users can have common understanding across the clinical health care paradigm.