LIMBS

Synonyms:

AMPUTATION

LIS Mnemonic:
Department: PATHOLOGY
Container:
Transport: Deliver immediately to Pathology. Refrigerate when there is a delay in processing.
CPT-4: 88309
Comments: Submit a pathology requisition with amputation. Consent of operation, anesthetics and other medical services form serves as a disposal form when signed and witnessed.

CPT Codes: The CPT codes included in this publication are in accordance with Current Procedural Terminology, a publication of the American Medical Association. CPT codes are provided here for the convenience of our clients; however, correct coding often varies from one carrier to another, and Saratoga Hospital may bill specific carriers using codes other than those shown. Clients who bill for services should verify the code(s) with the applicable payor to confirm that their use is appropriate in each case.