To assign the most specific CPT codes for spinal procedures, coders need a solid understanding of spinal anatomy and surgical terminology. Review spinal anatomy and CPT coding for vertebral corpectomies, discectomies, laminectomies, and more. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
Under certain circumstances, a service or procedure may be partially reduced or eliminated at the discretion of the physician. Read up on the correct application of hospital modifiers -52, -73, and -74 for reduced and discontinued procedural services.