03222 is applicable to the principal neurosurgeon who is required to spend more than 12 hours performing this surgery.
Additional neurosurgeons involved in this surgery as assistants should claim the certified surgical assistantÕs fees.
Other surgical specialists required because of their specific expertise should claim separately in accordance with Clause D. 5. 3. of the Preamble to the Payment Schedule.
Please reference the billing pre-amble for these relevant interpretations of this billing code:See Pre-Amble Notes