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Marcaine w/Celestone

  1. Default Marcaine w/Celestone
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    Trying to solve some confusion here: Is Marcaine unbillable with Celestone?

    We have companies that do pay that is why I am asking.

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    Greeley, Colorado
    What code are you using for the marcaine?
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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    We still use the old code of J0670. I know this is not correct.

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    Greeley, Colorado
    As far as I know, marcaine is not billable. But I would really like to know if I'm wrong!!
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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    as far as I know its not billable either. It is consider an analgesic which would be considered an integral part of the procedure being performed ie 20610.

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    Not billable.
    Included in the cortisone injection code.

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