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Radial Sensory Nerve Injection

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    Hello -

    Can someone help me determine what code should be used for an "injection into the radial sensory nerve" for pain of the elbow?

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    20605 is my choice

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    Don't you think it would be a code in the 644xx range since it's a "nerve"? I was thinking that due to the fact that 20605 says for joint or bursa. What are your thoughts?


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    I think Susan is onto something. I don't believe it should be coded as a joint injection. It's actually the nerve that's being treated (the nerve just happens to be located in the vacinity of the joint).


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    It helps to read "every" word... how about 64415?

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