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Lumbar osteophytectomy

Je Posted Tue 19th of July, 2016 11:22:43 AM
What is a CPT code for a lumbar osteophytectomy? ICD 10 is M99.73
SuperCoder Answered Wed 20th of July, 2016 04:41:09 AM
Hi, The most appropriate code for the above mentioned procedure is CPT 63047 (Laminectomy, facetectomy and foraminotomy (unilateral or bilateral with decompression of spinal cord, cauda equina and/or nerve root[s], [eg, spinal or lateral recess stenosis]), single vertebral segment; lumbar) Hope this helps. Thanks

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