Category: CC-Neurosurgery


Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

January 14, 2016 Question: We are thinking about starting an endoscopic skull base surgery program and doing skull base procedures via an expanded endonasal/endoscopic approach. I’ve looked in the CPT book for codes and it looks like CPT 61580-61619 are just what I’m looking for. Is this correct? Answer: That’s great that you’re starting a...


Bilateral Diagnoses

I understand there are more diagnosis codes for bilateral procedures in ICD-10-CM. This makes sense and I get it. But I noticed that there are some diagnosis codes that don’t have a “bilateral” option. What should we do?

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