March 16, 2023
Is there a code for a craniotomy for decompression for Chiari? And the surgeon also did a C1 laminectomy. Is that a separate code?
The code for a decompressive craniotomy for Chiari is 61343 and includes the work of the cervical laminectomy.
*This response is based on the best information available as of 03/16/23.
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