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Redo L4-S1 Laminectomy Intradural Exploration with drainage of arachnoid cyst

Charles Posted Tue 03rd of April, 2012 18:01:58 PM

Need assistance coding the following: Redo L4-S1 Laminectomy
Intradural exploration with drainage of arachnoid cyst & placement of cystosubarachnoid shunt L4 S1 onlay dural graft with PAM
No operative report yet, only hand written

SuperCoder Answered Wed 04th of April, 2012 07:07:17 AM

The proper CPT code would be - 63740 & 63710
Drainage of archanoid cyst would not be coded separately for the given scenario.

Charles Posted Wed 11th of April, 2012 16:14:12 PM

Thank you

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