Arul karthik Answered Tue 11th of October, 2011 21:53:14 PM
for a total disk arthoplasty only 22856 is to be billed or it is a cpt code for the artificial device which can be billed?
SuperCoder Answered Wed 12th of October, 2011 12:48:34 PM
CPT 22856 is for Total disk arthoplasty (not for the artificial device). To qualify 22856, the arthoplasty approach should be anterior.
Arul karthik Answered Wed 12th of October, 2011 15:27:15 PM
It is any othe CPT code for the artifical device in addition to 22856, or is included? (doctor used Synthes Prodisc C)
SuperCoder Answered Thu 13th of October, 2011 14:11:08 PM
In this case (CPT - 22856) artificial implant will be included.