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    Is the Hematoma Block considered inclusive when performing a closed treatment of a metacarpal fracture, single with manipulation?(26605) If not would you help me find the appropriate CPT code for this? Thank You as always for your help

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    I am wondering that myself (on whether it is inclusive or not). But I do know what code you would us if it isn't and it would be 64450. Waiting to hear anything else on whether it is inclusive or not.

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    It depends on the reason for the block. It is inclusive if the block is to numb the hand for the treatment of the fracture. If the block was for a completely separate issue, then you could bill for it with a mod 59.
    Kathy Daniel, CPC, COSC

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