64722 lay description
The physician decompresses a nerve. In 64722, the nerve is unspecified. In 64726 the nerve is located at the base of the foot and supplies sensory fibers to one of the toes. The physician makes an incision in the area of nerve tension and locates the nerve. Surrounding soft tissues are dissected from the nerve to release pressure on the nerve.
See the lay description above, this sounds like an orthopedic procedure that requires an incision and I would not use this code. It is in the same section of codes such as Carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve release.
The procedure note you provided sounds like a Lysis of Epidural Adhesions one day. The physician is placing the catheter at separate vertebral levels and releasing the drugs, but I would only bill 62264. It might seem that the reimbursement is low for the amount of work involved, but I think that a lot different things are included within the Lysis procedure and you just have to accept what they paid for it.
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