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    Default Help 64640 1 unit or 16??????

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    Performed: Bipolar radiofrequency denervation of the peripheral nerves that innevate the right sacroiliac joint lateral aspect, total of 16 lesions performed...

    Is this then billed 64640 1 unit or 64640 x16 units??????
    Marilyn CPC, CPC-H, CEMC

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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    it is per nerve or branch, so if it was 16 times on the same nerve branch it is billed once if it was 16 different nerves then it is billed 16 times.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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