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    HI everyone
    I have a MD that performs trigger point injections for lower back pain and sciatica.
    Our office uses Code Correct , and it is denying the 20553 when it is linked with either 724.3 or 724.2. Does anyone know why? I thought trigger points were for pain....
    Thank you all!!!!

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    North Carolina
    Our Medicare region has a LMRP for this code. Many of our carriers follow Medicare's guidelines for accepted diagnosis codes.

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    Generally we use 729.1. It seems to be the only one that gets accepted.

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