Last week, I published an article on when to use CPT codes 29581-29584. This week, I will discuss the proper billing of these CPT codes with additional guidance how to bill if performing the procedure bilaterally. Before beginning, lets review the CPT description of CPT codes 29581-29584 and what they are used for.
29581 – Application of multi- layer compression system; leg (below knee), including ankle and foot
29582 – Application of multi-layer compression system; thigh and leg, including ankle and foot, when performed
29583 – Application of multi-layer compression system; upper arm and forearm
29584 – Application of multi-layer compression system; upper arm, forearm, hand, and fingers
These CPT codes are to be used when the therapist or assistant
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