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Trigger Point Dry Needling

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    Question Trigger Point Dry Needling
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    Does anyone have any information to share (for example codes to use and coverage) about "Dry Needling" procedure?
    Thanks for sharing

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    Per CPT Assistant, September 2003, codes 20550 and 20551 should not be used for "dry needling." You should report 20999 (Unlisted musculoskeletal procedure) instead.
    Last edited by dballard2004; 02-11-2010 at 05:45 AM.
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P, CRHC, AAPC Fellow
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    I agree...

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