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Hip injection under fluoroscopy

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    How do you code for a hip injection under fluoroscopy done as an outpt? Is the only code you use 20610 or does it need an additional code for the fluoro?

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    20610 and 76003 for fluoriscopic guidance for needle placement.

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    Greater Pittsburgh
    20610 is correct for the hip, but 76003 has been deleted and you are referred to 77002 for the fluoro,with a 26 modifier for the professional component only, if applicable.
    jdemar, CPC, CMA

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    WOW. Thanks for bringing the old code to my attention. I hate when I grab the old books.

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