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Quick reference guide for CPT codes for miscellaneous neurosurgery and spine procedures.

1 Official Description Common Description Procedure Codes Possible Additional Codes Explanations Work RVU Total RVU
  3 level lumbar discogram  

62290;

72295-26; 99144;

99145;

J0690;

J2250

   

62290 - 3.00; 

72295-26 - 0.83; 

99144 - 0; 

99145 - 0; 

J0690 - 0; 

J2250 - 0

62290 - 4.91; 

72295-26 - 1.23; 

99144 - 0; 

99145 - 0; 

J0690 - 0; 

J2250 - 0

2 Brace Fitting   97760     97760 - 0.45 97760 - 1.08
3 Bracing for Closed Reduction and Stablization with Traction   22315     22315 - 10.11 22315 - 22.25
4 Bracing for closed reduction of vertebral body fracture without traction   22310     22310 - 3.89 22310 - 8.13
7 Cervical Traction   22315     22315 - 10.11 22315 - 22.25
8 Chiari Decompression   61343     61343 - 31.86 61343 - 64.40
9 Discogram-Lumbar  

62290;

72295;

76005;

J0690;

Q9962;

99144;

99145

   

62290 - 3.00; 

72295 - 0.83; 

76005 - 0; 

J0690 - 0; 

Q9962 - 0; 

99144 - 0; 

99145 - 0

62290 - 9.36; 

72295 - 2.76; 

76005 - 0; 

J0690 - 0; 

Q9962 - 0; 

99144 - 0; 

99145 - 0

10 Elevation of Complex Comminuted Depressed Skull Fracture   62005     62005 - 17.63 62005 - 36.92
11 Elevation of Simple Depressed Skull Fracture   62000     62000 - 13.93 62000 - 28.02
12 Epidural Steriod Injection, Lumbar - Office   62311; 72265; A4550; Q9962; J3301    

62311 - 0; 

72265 - 0.83; 

A4550 - 0; 

Q9962 - 0; 

J3301 - 0

62311 - 0; 

72265 - 2.61; 

A4550 - 0; 

Q9962 - 0; 

J3301 - 0

13 Evacuation of Postoperative Anterior Cervical Wound Hematoma   21501     21501 - 3.98 21501 - 9.21
14 HALO Placement   20661     20661 - 5.26 20661 - 14.55
15 I & D of Deep Infection Posterior Spine, Cervicothoracic   22010     22010 - 12.75 22010 - 27.56
16 I & D of Deep Infection Posterior Spine, Lumbosacral   22015     22015 - 12.64 22015 - 27.14
17 I & D, Postoperative Wound Infection   10180     10180 - 2.30 10180 - 5.12
18 ICP Pressure Monitor, Intracranial Pressure Monitor LICOX Monitor, or Camino Monitor at the bedside through a twist drill hole (Use this code only once if placed on the same side even if multiple monitors are placed.)   61107     61107 - 4.99 61107 - 9.27
19 Intrathecal Pump, Revision   62350     62350 - 6.05 62350 - 11.52
20 Lumbar Tumor Intradural Extramedullary   63282     63282 - 28.15 63282 - 57.68
21 Lumbo softech back brace   97760; L0976    

97760 - 0.45; 

L0976 - 0

97760 - 1.08; 

L0976 - 0

22 Lumbosacral Laminectomies and Evacuation of Epidural Abscess   22015     22015 - 12.64 22015 - 27.14
23 Permanent Peripheral Nerve Stimulation   64575; 64555; 64590; 95972; 95973    

64575 - 4.42; 

64555 - 2.32; 

64590 - 2.45; 

95972 - 0.80; 

95973 - 0

64575 - 9.22; 

64555 - 4.38; 

64590 - 4.63; 

95972 - 1.19; 

95973 - 0

24 Placement of Baclofen Pump   62362     62362 - 5.60 62362 - 11.11
25 Puncture Aspiration of Fluid Collection   10160     10160 - 1.25 10160 - 2.74
26 Removal of Internal Electrical Bone Stimulator   20680; 76000    

20680 - 5.96; 

76000 - 0.17

20680 - 12.16; 

76000 - 1.34

27 Repair of CSF Leak - Non-Skull Base Craniotomy   62100     62100 - 23.53 62100 - 46.32
28 Repair of CSF Leak - Skull Base Craniotomy   61618     61618 - 18.69 61618 - 37.73
29 Repair of Spinal CSF Leak Without Laminectomy   63707; 69990     63707 - 12.65 63707 - 26.77
30 Replacement of his baclofen pump   62360     62360 - 4.33 62360 - 8.92
31 Replacement of Skull Flap   62143     62143 - 14.15 62143 - 30.50
34 Stereotactic radiosurgery (particle beam, gamma ray, or linear accelerator); 1 complex cranial lesion   61798 +61799 - each additional cranial lesion, complex Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Gamma Knife, Cyberknife for brain lesion (tumors, AVM, not trigeminal neuralgia unless you include root entry zone) greater than 3.5 cm and within 5 mm of optic nerve, chiasm, or tract, or within the brainstem

61798 - 19.85;

+61799 - 4.81

61798 - 40.61;

+61799 - 9.02

35 Stereotactic radiosurgery (particle beam, gamma ray, or linear accelerator); 1 simple cranial lesion   61796 +61797 - each additional cranial lesion, simple Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Gamma Knife, Cyberknife for brain lesion (tumors, AVM, trigeminal neuralgia) less than 3.5 cm and not within 5 mm of optic nerve, chiasm, or tract, or not within the brainstem

61796 - 13.93;

+61797 - 3.48

61796 - 29.83;

+61797 - 6.52

36 Stereotactic radiosurgery (particle beam, gamma ray, or linear accelerator); 1 spinal lesion   63620 +63621- each additional cranial lesion, complex Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Spine Lesion, Single

63620 - 15.60;

+63621 - 4.00

63620 - 32.88;

+63621 - 7.41

37 Synovial Cyst Resection   63267; 69990    

63267 - 19.45;

69990 - 3.46

63267 - 39.92;

69990 - 6.43

38 Third Ventriculostomy   62200     62200 - 19.29 62200 - 39.68
39 TSA   62165; 61781; 69990    

62165 - 23.23;

61781 - 3.75; 

69990 - 3.46

62165 - 44.88;

61781 - 6.96; 

69990 - 6.43

40 Use of Neuronavigation in Spine: BrainLab; Stealth; Stryker, Mazor Robotics   61783     61783 - 3.75 61783 - 6.83
41 Vertebral Body Biopsy   20225; 61783    

20225 - 1.87; 

61783 - 3.75

20225 - 3.13; 

61783 - 6.83

46 Placement of wound vac   +97605     +97605 - 0.55 +97605 - 0.17
 

Replacement or revision of cerebrospinal
fluid shunt, obstructed valve, or distal catether

  62230

+62252 - add if programmable valve was used
and programmed at the time of placement of valve

VP Shunt Partial Revision, Change of Valve 62230 - 11.43 62230 - 24.60
 

Excision, malignant lesion including margins, scalp, neck, hands, feet, genitalia; excised diameter 0.5 cm or less

  11620     11620 - 1.64 11620 - 3.47
 

Excision, malignant lesion including margins, scalp, neck, hands, feet, genitalia; excised diameter 0.6 to 1.0 cm

  11621     11621 - 2.08 11621 - 4.32
 

Excision, malignant lesion including margins, scalp, neck, hands, feet, genitalia; excised diameter 1.1 to 2.0 cm

  11622     11622 - 2.41 11622 - 4.95
  Excision, malignant lesion including margins, scalp, neck, hands, feet, genitalia; excised diameter 2.1 to 3.0 cm   11623     11623 - 3.11 11623 - 6.12
  Excision, malignant lesion including margins, scalp, neck, hands, feet, genitalia; excised diameter 3.1 to 4.0 cm   11624     11624 - 3.62 11624 - 6.94
  Excision, malignant lesion including margins, scalp, neck, hands, feet, genitalia; excised diameter over 4.0 cm   11626     11626 - 4.61 11626 - 8.50