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    Does anyone have a code for atlantoaxial arthrogram? Thanks!

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    Arthrography code selection is limited to joints such as ankle, elbow, hip , knee, sacroilliac, shoulder, temporomandibular, and wrist.

    76499 Unlisted diagnostic Radiographic procedure

    The above code I thought you could use and compare to possibly 72275 or one of the codes for the joints that might be similiar in size.

    For the injection procedure, I am not sure if 64490 would be appropriate or not. Since the new facet codes came out I have seen any articles if these codes can be reported for injection at the joint location you mentioned.

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    Thanks. I'm going to go with the unlisted code for the arthrogram. As far as the injection, I was looking at 20600 (small joint).

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