Results 1 to 4 of 4

ASA for lumber epidural steroid injections

  1. #1
    Default ASA for lumbar epidural steroid injections
    Medical Coding Books
    If a patient has anesthesia performed by an anesthesiologist or CRNA for a lumbar ESI that is performed by another physician, has anyone ever heard of coding 00630 for the anesthesia?
    Last edited by non236; 01-23-2009 at 06:38 PM.

  2. #2
    No, I have not ever billed this procedure as an 00630. If anesthesia is being performed (not conscious sedation) then the correct ASA code would be 01991 or 01992 depending on patient positioning.

    Julie, CPC

  3. #3
    Thanks so much. Could you tell me also when billing modifiers for MAC in a case such as this would you bill the QS modifier last after the appropriate anesthesia modifier and physical status modifier, for example 01992 AA P2 QS?

  4. #4
    Yes, that is the order I would put the modifiers EXCEPT in the case of Medicare. Medicare wants the QS modifier in the second position.

    Julie, CPC

Similar Threads

  1. Epidural Steroid Injections
    By dyoungberg in forum Anesthesia
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-23-2012, 08:37 AM
  2. Epidural steroid injections
    By steph2355 in forum Anesthesia
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 07-17-2012, 07:13 AM
  3. epidural steroid injections
    By NJcoder in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-30-2009, 07:08 AM
  4. Epidural Steroid Injections - WONDERING FOR EPIDURAL
    By mad_one80 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-03-2009, 11:46 AM
  5. Steroid epidural injections
    By mad_one80 in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-28-2009, 11:50 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.