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    Injection for post op pain/effusion for orthopeadics. Can you charge for it and if so what modifier do you use?

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    If the patient is still under the global days, it is inclusive. If they are not, it depends if the injection is into the joint or muscle and size of joint. 20610 is the most used (knee).

    Hope this helps.

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