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64483 and 64484 - Patient had a transforaminal

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    Default 64483 and 64484 - Patient had a transforaminal
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    Patient had a transforaminal epidural steroid injection at right L3, 4, 5
    DO i code
    64483 rt
    64484 rt
    64484 rt -59
    IS THIS 3 LEVELS OR JUST 2 ?

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    (These are my opinions and should not be construed as being the final authority. Other opinions may vary.)

    Transforaminals are coded per injection (not per level as in Facets) which makes your codes above correct.

    Richard Mann, your pain management coder
    rkmcoder@yahoo.com

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    Is the procedure report indicates L3-4 and L4-5 then is two levels
    NoRaX

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