Caralee Posted Fri 03rd of January, 2014 09:34:09 AM
Surgeon performed hamilaminotomy,foraminotomy and microdiskectomy at right L4-L5 and Left L3-L4. Dx were lumbar foraminal stenosis and disk bulge. Need help with codes.
SuperCoder Answered Mon 06th of January, 2014 08:37:16 AM
With the clinical vignette provided here, 63030 would be better suited for the hemilaminotomy, foraminotomy, and microdiskectomy for lumbar foraminal stenosis and disk bulge.