CPT Code 62270

Data Updated for Q4 2018

CPT Code: 62270

Description: Spinal puncture, lumbar, diagnostic

Status Code

A
Active Code. These codes are paid separately under the physician fee schedule, if covered. There will be RVUs for codes with this status. The presence of an “A” indicator does not mean that Medicare has made a nation


Global Days

000
Endoscopic or minor procedure with related preoperative and postoperative relative values on the day of the procedure only included in the fee schedule payment amount; evaluation and management services on the day


Medicare RUVs and Fees

Work RVU – 1.37
Malpractice RVU – 0.19
Facility RVU – 0.69
Non-Facility RVU – 2.95
Facility Total RVU – 2.25
Non-Facility Total RVU – 4.51

Medicare National Facility Total Payment – $81
Medicare National Non-Facility Total Payment – $162.36


Bundling Information

Includes

00635, 01935, 01936, 0213T, 0216T, 0228T, 0230T, 12001, 12002, 12004, 12005, 12006, 12007, 12011, 12013, 12014, 12015, 12016, 12017, 12018, 12020, 12021, 12031, 12032, 12034, 12035, 12036, 12037, 12041, 12042, 12044, 12045, 12046, 12047, 12051, 12052, 12053, 12054, 12055, 12056, 12057, 13100, 13101, 13102, 13120, 13121, 13122, 13131, 13132, 13133, 13150, 13151, 13152, 13153, 36000, 36400, 36405, 36406, 36410, 36420, 36425, 36430, 36440, 36591, 36592, 36600, 36640, 37202, 43752, 51701, 51702, 51703, 61650, 61795, 62273, 62288, 62289, 62310, 62311, 62320, 62321, 62322, 62323, 64400, 64402, 64405, 64408, 64410, 64412, 64413, 64415, 64416, 64417, 64418, 64420, 64421, 64425, 64430, 64435, 64445, 64446, 64447, 64448, 64449, 64450, 64461, 64462, 64463, 64470, 64475, 64479, 64480, 64483, 64484, 64486, 64487, 64488, 64489, 64490, 64491, 64492, 64493, 64494, 64495, 64505, 64508, 64510, 64517, 64520, 64530, 64550, 69990, 76000, 76001, 76003, 77001, 77002, 90760, 90765, 90772, 90774, 90775, 90780, 92012, 92012, 92014, 92014, 93000, 93005, 93010, 93040, 93041, 93042, 93318, 93355, 94002, 94200, 94250, 94680, 94681, 94690, 94770, 95812, 95813, 95816, 95819, 95822, 95829, 95955, 96360, 96361, 96365, 96366, 96367, 96368, 96372, 96374, 96375, 96376, 96377, 99148, 99149, 99150, 99155, 99156, 99157, 99211, 99212, 99213, 99214, 99215, 99217, 99218, 99219, 99220, 99221, 99222, 99223, 99231, 99232, 99233, 99234, 99235, 99236, 99238, 99239, 99241, 99242, 99243, 99244, 99245, 99251, 99252, 99253, 99254, 99255, 99291, 99292, 99304, 99305, 99306, 99307, 99308, 99309, 99310, 99315, 99316, 99334, 99335, 99336, 99337, 99347, 99348, 99349, 99350, 99374, 99375, 99377, 99378, 99446, 99447, 99448, 99449, 99495, 99496, C8950, C8952, G0345, G0347, G0351, G0353, G0354, G0453, G0463, G0471


Included In

0062T, 22526, 22527, 54405, 62268, 62269, 62272, 62274, 62275, 62276, 62277, 62278, 62279, 62280, 62281, 62282, 62284, 62302, 62303, 62304, 62305, 62318, 62319, 62324, 62325, 62326, 62327, 62350, 62355, 62360, 62361, 62362, 96450, 96542, 99293, 99294, 99295, 99296, 99297, 99298, 99299, 99300, 99466, 99467, 99468, 99469, 99471, 99472, 99475, 99476, 99477, 99478, 99479, 99480, 99485, 99486, G0292


Mutually Exclusive

No Mutually Exclusive Edits for this Code


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