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Podiatry CPT Codes for 2022 + Modifiers

Updated codes for 2022
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Apr 15, 2022

Running a successful podiatry practice requires staying up-to-date on podiatry-specific CPT codes and modifiers. Below is a roundup of podiatry CPT codes used in 2022.

Podiatry CPT Code Ranges in 2022

Below is a general list of the codes for podiatry practice services and procedures in 2022:

  • G0127 – Trim nails
  • 11055 – Trim skin lesion
  • 11056 – Trim skin lesions (2 to 4)
  • 11057 – Trim skin lesions (over 4)
  • 11719 – Trim nails (any number)
  • 11720 – Debride nail (1 to 5)
  • 11721 – Debride nail (6 or more)
  • 11730 – Partial or complete nail plate avulsion
  • 11732 – Additional partial or complete nail plate avulsion

Podiatry Modifiers

Below is a list of the common modifiers used in podiatry practice medical billing. These modifiers are used in medical billing to lower the risk of claim denial. It also allows for a higher level of coding specificity to help you get the right reimbursements.

  • Q7 – Non-traumatic amputation of the foot
  • Q8 – Absence of posterior tibial pulse, dorsalis pedis pulse, decreasing hair, thickening of nails, pigment chains, or thin skin
  • Q9 – Edema, burning, paresthesia, temperature changes, or claudication
  • TA – Left foot, great toe
  • T1 – Left foot, second digit
  • T2 – Left foot, third digit
  • T3 – Left foot, fourth digit
  • T4 – Left foot, fifth digit
  • T5 – Right foot, great toe
  • T6 – Right foot, second digit
  • T7 – Right foot, third digit
  • T8 – Right foot, fourth digit
  • T9 – Right foot, fifth digit
  • XE – Separate encounter
  • XS – Separate structure
  • XP – Separate practitioner
  • XU – Unusual non-overlapping service
  • 59 – Distinct procedural service or procedure