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Neurosurgery Coding Alert

CPT® Coding:

Factor in Threshold with Corpectomy Coding

Know what percentage of vertebral removal is necessary to reach corpectomy codes. When a surgeon performs a vertebral body resection, also known as a corpectomy, they are removing a partial or complete portion of the vertebral body. Your choice of CPT® code will depend on whether the surgeon is performing the corpectomy as a means of relieving spinal canal decompression [...]