CPT® 64448, Under Introduction/Injection of Anesthetic Agent (Nerve Block), Diagnostic or Therapeutic Procedures on the Somatic Nerves

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 64448 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Introduction/Injection of Anesthetic Agent (Nerve Block), Diagnostic or Therapeutic Procedures on the Somatic Nerves.

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Summary

The provider administers an anesthetic agent, steroid, or both via continuous infusion through a catheter as a nerve block of the femoral nerve to keep the target region anesthetized as long as required. The femoral nerve is one of the seven major peripheral nerves that supply the skin and muscles of the anterior thigh, medial leg, and foot. Catheter placement is included, so it should not be reported separately.

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