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Lidocaine w/epi

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    I have a provider who wants to bill for injecting Lidocaine w/epinephrine, typically in a joint for pain. But I am not sure what the appropriate code is for the drug, because the J2001 states it is for IV infusion. HELP!
    Cheryl Alexander, CPC

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    Quote Originally Posted by calexander1265 View Post
    I have a provider who wants to bill for injecting Lidocaine w/epinephrine, typically in a joint for pain. But I am not sure what the appropriate code is for the drug, because the J2001 states it is for IV infusion. HELP!
    Lidocaine administered IM cannot be be billed.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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