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    When lumbar puncture (CPT 62270) is done with guidance (for needle placement) can you also submit guidance for billing? We are not using contrast or injecting anything. I see 77003 which appears to be only for spinal INJECTIONS. Should 77002 be used? or is guidance included in 62270?

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    should be coded for LP
    Shirley CPC,CPC-H

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