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Laminectomy for intradural - extradural spinal tumor

Je Posted Tue 22nd of April, 2014 12:32:30 PM

If the procedure planned is T10, T11, T12 and L1 Laminectomies for excision of intradural - extramedullary tumor, is a code "63281" x 3 for T10-T12 & 63282 for L1 is appropriate? Or the correct coding is "63281" with modifier "22"?

SuperCoder Answered Wed 23rd of April, 2014 10:03:01 AM

The correct coding is 63281 x 3 and 63282.

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