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Chromosome Analysis, Chorionic Villus Sampling

CPT Code Information Current Value

88235-Tissue Culture; amniotic fluid or chorionic villus cells 

88291-Interpretation and report 

88299-Unlisted cytogenetic study (Refer to patient report to apply the appropriate CPT code below in place of this unlisted cytogenetic study CPT code)


Based on the total number of cells analyzed and counted, MML would recommend the following:

Chromosome analysis count 15 cells, karyotypes with banding; CPT Codes 88267, 88280

Chromosome analysis with less than 15 cells, karyotypes with banding; CPT Codes 88267 w/ modifier 52, 88280

CPT Code Information Value Prior to 4/15/2013 7:02pm

88235-Tissue culture for amniotic fluid

88267-Chromosome analysis, amniotic fluid

88280-Chromosome analysis; additional karyotypes, each study

88291-Interpretation and report

88299-Unlisted cytogenetic study

88261-Chromosome analysis; count 5 cells, 1 karyotype, with banding (if appropriate)

88262-Chromosome analysis; count 15-20 cells, 2 karyotypes, with banding (if appropriate)

88264-Analyze 20-25 cells (if appropriate)

88285-Additional cells counted, each study (if appropriate)