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    Question Subacromial Injection ?

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    What CPT code does an injection into the subacromial space code to? The procedure is documented as: under sterile technique, the subacromial space was injected with 1 ml of Celestone. I'm looking at 20610 but I do not know if that is correct. The documentation doesn't support injecting the bursa and from what I have found the subacromial space contains the rotator cuff & the subacromial bursa, so once again I am confused & in need of help. Thank you in advance for you assistance

    Jody Hecht

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    I would stick with 20610 as it says major joint or bursa.
    Hope that helps,

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    Apr 2007


    I agree...20610 for Subacromial.
    If it were in the A/C joint it would be a 20605.
    TJ Smith, CPC
    Cheyenne Physicians Group
    Cheyenne, WY

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