Below is a list summarizing the CPT codes for repair procedures on the skull, meninges, and brain.
CPT Code 62000
CPT 62000 describes the elevation of a simple, extradural depressed skull fracture.
CPT Code 62005
CPT 62005 describes the elevation of a depressed skull fracture that is compound or comminuted and extradural.
CPT Code 62010
CPT 62010 describes the elevation of a depressed skull fracture with the repair of the dura and/or debridement of the brain.
CPT Code 62100
CPT 62100 describes Craniotomy for the repair of dural/cerebrospinal fluid leak, including surgery for rhinorrhea/otorrhea.
CPT Code 62115
CPT 62115 describes the reduction of a craniomegalic skull without the need for bone grafts or cranioplasty.
CPT Code 62117
CPT 62117 describes a craniotomy and reconstruction of a craniomegalic skull, with or without bone grafts, to reduce treated hydrocephalus.
CPT Code 62120
CPT 62120 describes the repair of an encephalocele, skull vault, and cranioplasty.
CPT Code 62121
CPT 62121 describes a craniotomy to repair an encephalocele at the skull base.
CPT Code 62140
CPT 62140 describes cranioplasty for a skull defect up to 5 cm in diameter.
CPT Code 62141
CPT 62141 describes cranioplasty for a skull defect larger than 5 cm in diameter.
CPT Code 62142
CPT 62142 describes the removal of a bone flap or prosthetic plate of the skull.
CPT Code 62143
CPT 62143 describes the replacement of the bone flap or prosthetic plate of the skull.
CPT Code 62145
CPT 62145 describes cranioplasty for skull defect with reparative brain surgery.
CPT Code 62146
CPT 62146 describes cranioplasty with autograft, including obtaining bone grafts of up to 5 cm diameter.
CPT Code 62147
CPT 62147 describes cranioplasty with autograft, including obtaining bone grafts of a larger than 5 cm diameter.