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Old 09-30-2008, 07:27 AM
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Question Chalazion Injection

WHAT DO YOU CODE AN INJECTION TO THE EYELID FOR A CHALAZION---???

A MIXTURE OF KENALOG AND LIDOCAINE W/ EPINEPHRINE WERE INJECTED INTO TO RIGHT LOWER, RIGHT UPPER, AND LEFT LOWER LIDS TO AVOID KELOID FORMATIONS, PER DR'S OP NOTE----- THE ONLY THING I COULD FIND IS UNLISTED---67999????? ANYONE HAVE A BETTER CODE????
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Old 09-30-2008, 07:44 AM
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I would code an E/M if documentation supports one (chalazion dx) - along with the Jcode for the Kenalog

OR -
I'd code the 90772 with the Jcode for Kenalog - (no E/M)

The "injection" of Kenalog - is the "procedure" - an injection (Jcode plus 90772 admin of the injection)

{that's my opinion on the posted matter}
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Old 09-30-2008, 07:50 AM
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I Work In An Asc ----there Are No E/m Code, And Our Payors Will Not Reimburse For Codes Not Thru 10000 To 69999-----
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look at the lay description for 68200 and see if that meets your needs
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