MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM CPT CODES
New Codes – Aspiration and/or Injection of Joints
20604 Arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injection; small joint or bursa (eg, fingers, toes), with ultrasound guidance, with permanent recording and reporting(Do not report 20600, 20604 in conjunction with 76942)
20606 Arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injection; intermediate joint or bursa (e.g. temporomandibular, acromioclavicular, wrist, elbow or ankle, olecranon bursa), with ultrasound guidance, with permanent recording and reporting(Do not report 20605, 20606 in conjunction with 76942)
20611 Arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injection; major joint or bursa (e.g. shoulder, hip, knee joint, subacromial bursa), with ultrasound guidance, with permanent recording and reporting(Do not report 20610, 20611 in conjunction with 27370, 76942)
Revised Codes – Aspiration and/or Injection of Joints
20600 Arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injection; small joint or bursa (eg, fingers, toes), without ultrasound guidance.
20605 Arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injection; intermediate joint or bursa (eg, temporomandibular, acromioclavicular, wrist, elbow or ankle, olecranon bursa), without ultrasound guidance
20610 Arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injection; major joint or bursa (eg, shoulder, hip, knee joint, subacromial bursa), without ultrasound guidance
New Code – Other procedure
20983 Ablation therapy for reduction or eradication of 1 or more bone tumors (eg, metastasis) including adjacent soft tissue when involved by tumor extension, percutaneous,including image guidance when performed; cryoablation
Revised Code – Other procedure
20982 Ablation therapy for reduction or eradication of 1 or more bone tumors (eg, metastasis) including adjacent soft tissue when involved by tumor extension, percutaneous, including image guidance when performed; radiofrequency
New Codes – Fracture and Dislocation
21811 Open treatment of rib fracture(s) with internal fixation, includes thoracoscopic visualization when performed, unilateral; 1-3 ribs
21812  ; 4-6 ribs
21813 ; 7 or more ribs
Deleted Codes – Fracture and Dislocation
21800 Closed treatment of rib fracture, uncomplicated, each
21810 Treatment of rib fracture requiring external fixation (flail chest)
New Codes – Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
22510 Percutaneous vertebroplasty (bone biopsy included when performed), 1 vertebral body,unilateral or bilateral injection, inclusive of all imaging guidance cervicothoracic
22511 ; lumbosacral
+22512 ; each additional cervicothoracic or lumbosacral vertebral body (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
22513 Percutaneous vertebral augmentation, including cavity creation (fracture reduction and bone biopsy included when performed) using mechanical device (eg, kyphoplasty(, 1 vertebral body, unilateral or bilateral cannulation, inclusive of all imaging guidance; thoracic
22514 ; lumbar
+22515 ; each additional thoracic or lumbar vertebral body (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
Deleted Codes – Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
22520 Percutaneous vertebroplasty (bone biopsy included when performed), 1 vertebral body, unilateral or bilateral injection; thoracic
22521 ; lumbar
22522 ; each additional thoracic or lumbar vertebral body (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
22523 Percutaneous vertebral augmentation, including cavity creation (fracture reduction and bone biopsy included when performed) using mechanical device, 1 vertebral body, unilateral or bilateral cannulation (eg, kyphoplasty); thoracic
22524 ; lumbar
22525 ; each additional thoracic or lumbar vertebral body (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure)
New Code – Artificial Disc Replacement
22858 Total disc arthroplasty (artificial disc), anterior approach, including discectomy with end plate preparation (includes osteophytectomy for nerve root or spinal cord decompression and microdissection); second level, cervical
Revised Code – Artificial Disc Replacement
22856 Total disc arthroplasty (artificial disc), anterior approach, including discectomy with end plate preparation (includes osteophytectomy for nerve root or spinal cord decompression and microdissection); single interspace, cervical
New Code – Arthrodesis
27279 Arthrodesis, sacroiliac joint, percutaneous or minimally invasive (indirect visualization), with image guidance, includes obtaining bone graft when performed, and placement of transfixing device
Revised Code – Arthrodesis
27280 Arthrodesis, open, sacroiliac joint (, including obtaining bone graft), including instrumentation, when performed
New Code – Arthrography
27370 Injection of contrast for knee arthrography
Deleted Codes – Casting
29020 Application of turnbuckle jacket, body; only
29025 Application of turnbuckle jacket, body; including head
29715 Removal or bivalving; turnbuckle jacket