Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes for laryngoplasty will be substantially revised for services on and after January 1, 2017, with codes for treatment of laryngeal stenosis by laryngoplasty with graft to be selected based on whether or not the procedure includes indwelling stent placement and by the age of the patient (younger than 12 years or 12 years or older). Code 21495 will be deleted and open treatment of a hyoid fracture will be reported with code 31584.

This article shows CPT 2017 revisions, including deletion of code 21495 in the musculoskeletal system codes. Underlining is used to indicate new text, and strikethrough indicates text that has been deleted. The horizontal triangles (►◄) indicate the beginning and end of new text passages and are preceded by unchanged text in italic font. A bullet (●) indicates a new code, while an upright arrow (▲) indicates a code...

You do not currently have access to this content.