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Can someone please tell me what CPT code you should use to code the erector spinae pain block? I have used 64999 for years but my current employer wants me to use 64461 (Paravertebral Block).... [ Read More ]
I work in the billing department of a pain management office. We are having issues with Blue Cross taking back money for J codes that are billed out when we refill the pumps.
Does anyone out in ... [ Read More ]
In a 2017 CPC practice exam, I came across the following question related to Anesthesia Guidelines
Which of the following procedures can be coded separately when performed by the
a. ... [ Read More ]
What code would you give for this scenario?
A healthy 5 year old male is placed under anesthesia to have a biopsy taken from his left ear drum.
I... [ Read More ]
I bill code 00630 for a microdisectomy procedure. The patient is in prone position obviously. Do I bill code 01992 and put the start and stop time like I did on code 00630? Is code 01992 reimbursable?... [ Read More ]
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I am the sole employee of 2 Anesthesiologists. One Anesthesiologist asked me yesterday about performance based coding for Swan Ganz (donning gown and gloves) and coding for hanging Antibiotics preoper... [ Read More ]
I could really use some assistance with this. We have a new physician who did an intra-articular hip steroid injection under fluoroscopy. He used 1ml of Omnipaque with a notation the "... [ Read More ]