The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 11721 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Surgical Procedures on the Nails.What are CPT Modifiers and why we use CPT Modifiers?
A CPT code modifier is a two-digit code that is specifically linked to a CPT code that needs a further description of the diagnostic, evaluation, and management or procedures performed for a specific patient. It differs from the HCPCS Codes used by some public health institutions.What does CPT code stand for in medical billing?
CPT stands for Current Procedural Terminology. This code is part of a family of medical billing codes described by the numbers 99201-99205. CPT® 99203 represents the mid (level 3) office or other outpatient new patient visit and is part of the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS).What is the CPT code for discontinued procedure?
• Bill modifier 53 with the CPT code for the service furnished. • Modifier 53 indicates the physician elected to terminate a surgical or diagnostic procedure due to extenuating circumstances, or those threatening the well-being of the patient. • Append modifier 53 to the CPT code for the discontinued procedure.