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    Default Spinal hardware injection

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    Dr is doing an injection near the patients hardware to determine if this is the cause of her spinal pain. He wants to know what to code this procedure and I am so stumped, any suggestions?

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    I don't think I have enough information to answer your question. Exactly where is this injection being given? Are you injecting a nerve, or a joint? If a nerve, which one? What substance is being injected?

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    its a hardware injection in the L4 L5 area to determine if this is whats causing her back pain no joints nor nerves were involved just the area surrounding the hardware
    Last edited by jessieindiego; 12-11-2009 at 11:17 AM.

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    Sounds like Trigger Point Injection 20552 / 20553

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