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Trigger Point Injection w/Lidocain

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    My pain doctor performed a Trigger Point injection with only Lidocaine.

    J2001 is for IV Infusion, so I know I cannot bill this code. I have found a couple articles that the Lidocaine is inclusive to the E/M or in this case, the procedure code. This is was performed in the office.

    Any direction on this would be greatly appreciated.


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    the "caines" are inclusive to the RVU of an injection code as it falls under local anesthetic
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