Below is a list summarizing the CPT codes for incision procedures on the shoulder.
CPT Code 23000
CPT 23000 describes the removal of subdeltoid calcareous deposits through an open procedure.
CPT Code 23020
CPT 23020 describes a Sever-type procedure for the release of capsular contracture.
CPT Code 23030
CPT 23030 describes the incision and drainage of a deep abscess or hematoma in the shoulder area.
CPT Code 23031
CPT 23031 describes the incision and drainage of an infected bursa in the shoulder area.
CPT Code 23035
CPT 23035 describes an incision of the bone cortex in the shoulder area for conditions such as osteomyelitis or bone abscess.
CPT Code 23040
CPT 23040 describes arthrotomy of the glenohumeral joint, including exploration, drainage, or removal of a foreign body.
CPT Code 23044
CPT 23044 describes arthrotomy of the acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular joints, including exploration, drainage, or removal of foreign body.