Craniectomy or craniotomy, for implantation of neurostimulator electrode array, epidural

Craniectomy for Infratentorial Lesion: This code is utilized when performing a craniectomy for lesions located in the infratentorial region of the brain, providing a specific coding mechanism for neurosurgical interventions.

Details

CPT code:

61548

Category:

Category I

Section:

Surgery

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Type:

Neurosurgery

Neurosurgical interventions involving craniectomy for lesions in the infratentorial region of the brain are accurately documented using CPT code 61548. This code serves as a comprehensive descriptor for healthcare providers performing craniectomies in the specific context of infratentorial lesions. Utilizing this code ensures precise documentation for billing and reimbursement purposes, facilitating transparent communication regarding the specialized nature of neurosurgical interventions in managing infratentorial lesions.

Under what category does Craniectomy or craniotomy, for implantation of neurostimulator electrode array, epidural fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Craniectomy or craniotomy, for implantation of neurostimulator electrode array, epidural?

Per Procedure

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Craniectomy for Infratentorial Lesion: Craniectomy for lesions in the infratentorial region of the brain.

Documentation

Documentation should include the reason for the procedure, characteristics of the lesion, and details of the craniectomy.

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