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Consider Cat III Add-Ons With Placement of Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulator

Question: What’s the CPT® code for the placement of a hypoglossal nerve stimulator? I can’t seem to find a code that includes both the placement of the stimulator and the chest wall respiratory sensor electrode. Indiana Subscriber Answer: Prior to 2017, you’d have had to report code 64999 (Unlisted procedure, nervous system) when the provider performed the placement of both [...]