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  1. #1
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    Lafayette, LA

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    What documentation requirements are needed to code a nerve block in the ED (for the physician)? If the dx = dental pain and a bupivacaine block is given; is 64402 the appropriate code? Thanks
    Last edited by lcomeaux; 01-25-2010 at 03:42 PM.

  2. #2
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    Apr 2007
    Bangor, Maine


    I am not completely sure about this but I saw in an older post regarding this that the 64400 was used. I am not sure if I would use the 64402, since it states face, but I can't be sure.

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    64400 is wht I have been told to use

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    cpt code 64402 can be used for a dental block

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    We use 64400 dental injection for pain.

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    We use 64400 also for dental pain

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