Dx999 - Unspecified Procedures

When a procedure isn't adequately described by an existing CDT code, it is appropriate to submit it as one of the Dx999 codes.

Here are the Dx999 codes available in CDT 2017, and the category of service for each one:

Which one? The category of service best reflecting the service provided will determine which of these Unspecified Procedure codes to use.

All of these are "by report" codes, meaning they must include some type of narrative that describes the procedure.

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