00100 CPT Code, 00102 CPT code, 00103 CPT code, 00104 cpt code, 00120 cpt code, 00124 cpt code, 00126 cpt code, 00140 cpt code, 00142 cpt code, 00144 cpt code, 00145 cpt code, 00147 cpt code, 00148 cpt code, 00160 cpt code, 00162 cpt code, 00164 cpt code, 00170 cpt code, 00172 cpt code, 00174 cpt code, 00176 cpt code, 00190 cpt code, 00192 cpt code, 00210 cpt code, 00211 cpt code, 00212 cpt code, 00214 cpt code, 00215 cpt code, 00216 cpt code, 00218 cpt code, 00220 cpt code, 00222 cpt code,

CPT 00100 – CPT 00222 (Anesthesia For Procedures On The Head)

Official descriptions and guidelines of the CPT codes for anesthesia services during procedures on the head can be found below.

00100 CPT Code

00100 CPT Code Description: CPT 00100 can be used if a health provider performs anesthesia services for procedures on salivary glands. Biopsy is included in the 00100 CPT code and does not need to be billed separately.

00100 CPT Code Description
00100 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00100 is part of the merit based incentive payment system program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990.

00102 CPT Code

00102 CPT Code Description: CPT 00102 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services during procedures involving plastic repair of cleft lip.

00102 CPT Code Description
00102 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00102 is part of the merit based incentive payment system program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990.

The last change of the 00102 CPT code code to the current description on the first of January 2004.

00103 CPT Code

00103 CPT Code Description: CPT 00103 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services during reconstructive procedures of eyelid. Examples of reconstructive procedures of eyelid are ptosis surgery and blepharoplasty.

00103 CPT Code Description
00103 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00103 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1994. The description of the 00103 CPT code has never changed since.

00104 CPT Code

00104 CPT Code Description: CPT 00104 can be reported if a health provider provides anesthesia services for electroconvulsive therapy.

00104 CPT Code Description
00104 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00104 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00104 CPT code has never changed since.

00120 CPT Code

00120 CPT Code Description: CPT 00120 may be billed if a health provider provides anesthesia services for procedures on;

  • inner ear;
  • middle ear; and
  • external ear.

Biopsy is included in the 00120 CPT code and doesn’t need to be reported separately. Only bill this code if not otherwise specified. CPT 00124 can be used if otoscopy is performed and CPT 00126 can be billed for tympanotomy.

00120 CPT Code Description
00120 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00120 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00120 CPT code has never changed since.

00124 CPT Code

00124 CPT Code Description: CPT 00124 can be billed if a health provider provides anesthesia services for procedures on;

  • external ear;
  • middle ear; and
  • inner ear.

Biopsy and otoscopy is included in this code and doesn’t need to be reported separately. Report CPT code 00120 if otoscopy is not included.

00124 CPT Code Description
00124 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00124 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00124 CPT code has never changed since.

00126 CPT Code

00126 CPT Code Description: CPT 00126 can be billed if a health provider provides anesthesia services for procedures on;

  • external ear;
  • inner ear; and
  • middle ear.

Biopsy and tympanotomy is included in the 00124 CPT code and doesn’t need to be reported separately.

00126 CPT Code Description
00126 CPT Code Description

Report this code only if tympanotomy is not included and CPT code 00124 if otoscopy is included. Only bill this code with tympanotomy.

CPT code 00126 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00126 CPT code has never changed since.

00140 CPT Code

00140 CPT Code Description: CPT 00140 can be billed if a health provider performs anesthesia services on a patient for procedures on eye. Only report the 00140 CPT code if not otherwise specified.

00140 CPT Code Description
00140 CPT Code Description

This code is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00140 CPT code has never changed since.

00142 CPT Code

00142 CPT Code Description: CPT 00142 can be billed if a health provider performs anesthesia services on a patient undergoing an eye lens procedure.

00142 CPT Code Description
00142 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00142 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00142 CPT code has never changed since.

Bill this code for lens surgery only. If otherwise specified, report CPT code 00144 – CPT code 00148.

00144 CPT Code

00144 CPT Code Description: CPT 00144 can be used if a health provider performs anesthesia services on a patient undergoing a corneal transplant procedure on the eye.

00144 CPT Code Description
00144 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00144 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00144 CPT code has never changed since.

Use this code for a corneal transplant procedure on the eye only. If not specified, report CPT 00140. If otherwise specified, use CPT 00142, CPT 00145, CPT 00147 or CPT 00148.

00145 CPT Code

00145 CPT Code Description: CPT 00145 can be used if a health provider performs anesthesia services on a patient undergoing vitreoretinal surgery on the eye.

00145 CPT Code Description
00145 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00145 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00145 CPT code is changed into the current description on the first of January 2001.

Use this code only for vitreoretinal surgery on the eye. If not specified, report CPT 00140. If otherwise specified, use CPT 00142, CPT 00144, CPT 00147 or CPT 00148.

00147 CPT Code

00147 CPT Code Description: CPT 00147 can be coded if a health provider performs anesthesia services on a patient undergoing an iridectomy procedure. A surgery to remove part of the iris is also allowed for this code.

00147 CPT Code Description
00147 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00147 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1991. The description of the 00147 CPT code has never changed since.

Report this code only for an iridectomy procedure on the eye or a surgery to remove part of the iris. If not specified, report CPT 00140. If otherwise specified, use CPT 00142, CPT 00144, CPT 00145 or CPT 00148.

00148 CPT Code

00148 CPT Code Description: CPT 00148 can be coded if a health provider performs anesthesia services on a patient undergoing an ophthalmoscopy procedure on the eye.

00148 CPT Code Description
00148 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00148 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00148 CPT code has never changed since.

Use this code only for anesthesia services on a patient undergoing an ophthalmoscopy procedure on the eye. If the eye procedure is not specified, report CPT 00140. If otherwise specified, use CPT 00142, CPT 00144, CPT 00145 or CPT 00147.

00160 CPT Code

00160 CPT Code Description: CPT 00160 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing medical procedures on the nose and accessory sinuses.

This procedure aims to hollow chambers in the skull that open into the nasal cavity.

00160 CPT Code Description
00160 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00160 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00160 CPT code has never changed since.

Report the 00160 CPT code only if no specific code is available. Otherwise, report CPT 00162 or CPT 00164 for anesthesia services performed during procedures on nose and accessory sinuses.

00162 CPT Code

00162 CPT Code Description: CPT 00162 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing radical surgery on the nose and accessory sinuses.

00162 CPT Code Description
00162 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00162 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00162 CPT code has never changed since.

Report the 00162 CPT code only for anesthesia services during radical surgery on the nose and accessory sinuses. Use CPT 00160 or CPT code 00164 if specified otherwise.

00164 CPT Code

00164 CPT Code Description: CPT 00164 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing soft tissue biopsy of the nose and accessory sinuses.

00164 CPT Code Description
00164 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00164 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00164 CPT code has never changed since.

Report the 00164 CPT code only for anesthesia services during soft tissue biopsy procedure of the nose and accessory sinuses. Use CPT 00160 or CPT code 00162 if otherwise specified.

00170 CPT Code

00170 CPT Code Description: CPT 00170 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing an intraoral procedure. Use CPT code 00170 if not otherwise specified.

Biopsy is included in the 00170 CPT code and does not need to be billed separately.

00170 CPT Code Description
00170 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00170 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00170 CPT code has never changed since.

Report the 00170 CPT code only for anesthesia services for a patient undergoing an intraoral procedure if there is no more specific code. For more specific codes for anesthesia services during an an intraoral procedure, check CPT 00172, CPT 00174 and CPT 00176.

00172 CPT Code

00172 CPT Code Description: CPT 00172 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing an intraoral procedure.

Biopsy and repair of a cleft palate is included in the 00172 CPT code and does not need to be billed separately.

00172 CPT Code Description
00172 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00172 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00172 CPT code has never changed since.

Report the 00172 CPT code only for anesthesia services for a patient undergoing an intraoral procedure if biopsy and repair of a cleft palate is included. Use CPT 00170 if not specified. Otherwise, use CPT 00174 or CPT 00176.

00174 CPT Code

00174 CPT Code Description: CPT 00174 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing an intraoral procedure.

Biopsy and excision of a retropharyngeal tumor is included in the 00174 CPT code and does not need to be billed separately.

00174 CPT Code Description
00174 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00174 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00174 CPT code has never changed since.

Report the 00174 CPT code only for anesthesia services for a patient undergoing an intraoral procedure if biopsy and excision of a retropharyngeal tumor is included. Use CPT 00170 if not specified. Otherwise, use CPT 00172 or CPT 00176.

00176 CPT Code

00176 CPT Code Description: CPT 00176 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing an intraoral procedure.

Biopsy and radical surgery is included in the 00176 CPT code and does not need to be billed separately.

00176 CPT Code Description
00176 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00176 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The 00176 CPT code is added under inpatient only (IPO) list in 2017.

Report the 00174 CPT code only for anesthesia services for a patient undergoing an intraoral procedure if biopsy and radical surgery is included. Use CPT 00170 if not specified. Otherwise, use CPT 00174 or CPT 00176.

00190 CPT Code

00190 CPT Code Description: CPT 00190 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing procedures on facial bones or skull.

Use CPT code 00190 if not otherwise specified by CPT 00192.

00190 CPT Code Description
00190 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00190 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990.

The description of the 00190 CPT code changed on the first of January 2001 to the current version. Report the 00190 CPT code only if not specified by CPT 00192.

00192 CPT Code

00192 CPT Code Description: CPT 00192 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing radical surgery procedures on the facial bones or skull.

Prognathism (protrusion of the lower jaw) is included in CPT code 00192.

Use CPT code 00192 only if the surgery includes Prognathism (protrusion of the lower jaw). Bill CPT 00190 if there is no more specific code available.

00192 CPT Code Description
00192 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00192 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990.

The description of the 00192 CPT code changed on the first of January 2001 to the current version.

CPT 00192 was added to the inpatient only (IPO) list in 2022.

00210 CPT Code

00210 CPT Code Description: CPT 00210 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing anintracranial procedures if not otherwise specified.

00210 CPT Code Description
00210 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00210 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program and was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of the 00210 CPT code has never changed since.

Bill the 00210 CPT code only if the procedure is not described by the specific codes for anesthesia services for a patient undergoing anintracranial procedures (CPT 00211, CPT 00212, CPT 00214, CPT 00215, CPT 00216, CPT 00218, CPT 00220 or CPT 00222).

00211 CPT Code

00211 CPT Code Description: CPT 00211 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing anintracranial procedures.

CPT code 00211 includes removing a small portion of skull bone. Removing of the skull bone is necessary to take out a blood cloth or hematoma from within the brain or any surrounding tissue.

00211 CPT Code Description
00211 CPT Code Description

This code is an inpatient only procedure code (added in 2017) and is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program. CPT 00211 was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 2009.

00212 CPT Code

00212 CPT Code Description: CPT 00212 can be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing anintracranial procedures.

CPT code 00212 can only be billed if the procedure involves subdural taps. Another health provider removes a little fluid from the subdural space. The subdural space is the fluid filled space in between the middle and outer membrane layers that cover the brain.

00212 CPT Code Description
00212 CPT Code Description

The 00212 CPT code procedure is performed with the aim decrease the excess intracranial fluid pressure being exerted on the brain tissues.

CPT code 00212 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program. This code was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990.

00214 CPT Code

00214 CPT Code Description: CPT 00214 can only be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing intracranial procedures which involve burr holes. Ventriculography is possible as well.

CPT code 00214 can only be reported if the intracranial procedure involves burr holes and is an inpatient only procedure (IPO) code since 2007.

00214 CPT Code Description
00214 CPT Code Description

The 00214 CPT code is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program. This code was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990.

00215 CPT Code

00215 CPT Code Description: CPT 00215 can only be reported if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing extradural intracranial procedures. The procedure involves cranioplasty. Raising a depressed skull fracture is included.

00215 CPT Code Description
00215 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00215 can only be billed if the intracranial procedure involves elevation of depressed skull fracture or cranioplasty. This code is an inpatient only procedure (IPO) code since 2007.

The 00215 CPT code is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program. This code was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1994 and changed to the current version on the first of January 2001.

00216 CPT Code

00216 CPT Code Description: CPT 00216 can only be billed if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing a intracranial vascular procedure.

00216 CPT Code Description
00216 CPT Code Description

The 00216 CPT code is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program. This code was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990 and has never changed since.

00218 CPT Code

00218 CPT Code Description: CPT 00218 can be billed if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing intracranial procedure while in a sitting position.

00218 CPT Code Description
00218 CPT Code Description

The 00218 CPT code is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program. This code was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990 and has never changed since.

00220 CPT Code

00220 CPT Code Description: CPT 00220 can be billed if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing a intracranial procedure for cerebrospinal fluid shunting.

00220 CPT Code Description
00220 CPT Code Description

The 00220 CPT code is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program.

This code was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990 and was changed to the current description on the first of January 2002.

00222 CPT Code

00222 CPT Code Description: CPT 00222 can be billed if a health provider performs anesthesia services for a patient undergoing intracranial procedures.

The 00222 CPT code procedure includes electrocoagulation of an intracranial nerve. Electrocoagulation of an intracranial nerve is a method to stop bleeding with the help of an electrical current or electrocautery.

00222 CPT Code Description
00222 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00222 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program. This code was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990 and has never changed since.

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