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Kenalog/Bupivacaine Injection for Lumbar RF Neurotomy

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    Default Kenalog/Bupivacaine Injection for Lumbar RF Neurotomy
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    My physician did a lumbar RF neurotomy. At the end of the procedure before removing the RF cannulae, each site was injected with 1 ml of a mixture containing 40 MG Kenalog and 4 cc Bupivacaine. He is billing this with J3301. Is that correct?

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    J3301 is the correct code for the Kenalog. Just make sure you are billing for the correct number of units. 1cc of 40 mg Kenalog is 4 units.

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    Do you code the Bupivacaine drug?

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