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CPT 00400 – CPT 00474 (Anesthesia For Procedures On The Thorax)

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

00400 CPT Code

00400 CPT Code Description: CPT 00400 can be billed for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients during procedures on the integumentary system on the:

  • perineum;
  • anterior trunk; and
  • extremities.

Report code 00400 only if the services are not described by more specific CPT codes.

00400 CPT Code Description
00400 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00400 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.

00402 CPT Code

00402 CPT Code Description: CPT 00402 can be coded for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients during procedures on the integumentary system on the:

  • perineum
  • anterior trunk; and
  • extremities.

CPT code 00402 can only be billed if reconstructive procedures on the breast is included in the surgery. Examples of reconstructive procedures on the breast are reduction or augmentation mammoplasty, muscle flaps.

00402 CPT Code Description
00402 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00402 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 and has never changed since.

00404 CPT Code

00404 CPT Code Description: CPT 00404 can be coded for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients during procedures on the integumentary system on the:

  • perineum
  • anterior trunk; and
  • extremities.

CPT code 00404 includes a radical or modified radical procedure on the breast.

00404 CPT Code Description
00404 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00404 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 this code has never changed since.

00406 CPT Code

00406 CPT Code Description: CPT 00406 can be coded for health professionals performing anesthesia services to patients during procedures on the integumentary system on the:

  • perineum
  • anterior trunk; and
  • extremities.

Report CPT code 00406 only if the procedure includes a modified radical or radical procedure on the breast with internal mammary node dissection.

00406 CPT Code Description
00406 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00406 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.

00410 CPT Code

00410 CPT Code Description: CPT 00410 can be coded for health professionals performing anesthesia services for patients during procedures on the integumentary system on the:

  • perineum
  • anterior trunk; and
  • extremities.

Report CPT code 00410 only if the procedure includes if electrical conversion is performed to treat the irregularity of the heartbeat. 

00410 CPT Code Description
00410 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00410 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.

00450 CPT Code

00450 CPT Code Description: CPT 00450 can be reported if a health provider provides anesthesia services during procedures on the scapula and clavicle (the scapula and clavicle are bones in the upper part of the torso).

Report code 00450 only if there are no more specific codes for anesthesia service during the procedure on the scapula and clavicle.

00450 CPT Code Description
00450 CPT Code Description

The 00450 CPT code is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program. This code was added to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) on the first of January 1990.

00454 CPT Code

00454 CPT Code Description: CPT 00454 can be reported if a health provider provides anesthesia services during a biopsy procedure on the clavicle (the clavicle is another word for the collarbone).

Bill the 00454 code only if the procedure is performed on the clavicle. If not specified, use CPT 00450.

00454 CPT Code Description
00454 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00454 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 and has never been updated.

00470 CPT Code

00470 CPT Code Description: CPT 00470 can be reported if a health provider provides anesthesia services during a partial rib removal procedure.

Bill this code only if not described by more specific CPT codes about a partial rib removal procedure.

00470 CPT Code Description
00470 CPT Code Description

This code was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of this code has never changed since.

CPT code 00470 is part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program.

00472 CPT Code

00472 CPT Code Description: CPT 00472 can be reported if a health provider provides anesthesia services during a partial rib removal procedure.

Report CPT code 00472 only if the procedure includes thoracoplasty in which another health professional partially removes a rib/ribs. A reparative procedure on the thorax can be involved in this procedure.

00472 CPT Code Description
00472 CPT Code Description

This code was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of this code has never changed since. CPT code 00472 is also part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program.

00474 CPT Code

00474 CPT Code Description: CPT 00472 can be reported if a health provider provides anesthesia services during a partial rib removal procedure.

Report CPT code 00474 only radical rib removal procedure involves other extensive measures for treating other conditions. An example of such a condition is pectus excavatum. This is a hollow depression in the center of the lower section of the chest.

The 00474 CPT is an inpatient only procedure code.

00474 CPT Code Description
00474 CPT Code Description

CPT code 00474 was added as a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code on the first of January 1990. The description of this code has never changed since. This code is also part of the merit based incentive payment system (MIPS) program.

The 00474 CPT code was added to the Inpatient Only (IPO) list in 2017, removed from this list in 2021 and added to the IPO list again in 2022.

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