Results 1 to 3 of 3

shoulder manipulation w/ cortisone inj

  1. Question shoulder manipulation w/ cortisone inj
    Medical Coding Books
    Hello all,
    From the ASC side could you bill 20610 w/ 23700? This patient is under general/ and interscalene patch.
    I don't see bundling issues but would this be considered inclusive w/ the procedure?

    Thanks
    Jamie

  2. #2
    Location
    ENGLEWOOD/DENVER
    Posts
    2,338
    Default
    Personally I tend not to award it, if I were ever dinged on it, I would pull the incidental card. Per Medicare we cant use it for the knees, so why should I give it to them for the shoulders.

    Keep in mind this is strictly my take on this, I have not seen any guidelines that state its right or wrong though.

    Mary, CPC,COSC

  3. Default
    Thanks for your help

Similar Threads

  1. Coding shoulder manipulation w/injection
    By vmounce in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-13-2013, 09:22 PM
  2. shoulder manipulation with arthrogram?
    By BFAITHFUL in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 06-13-2013, 10:02 AM
  3. Shoulder Arthroscopy with Manipulation
    By karenl in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-09-2012, 03:58 PM
  4. Manipulation under anesthesia shoulder
    By smcbroom in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 04-19-2010, 01:52 PM
  5. Shoulder manipulation w/arthroscopic distention of shoulder
    By TLVANDERPOOL in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-16-2009, 03:06 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?

Login

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.