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Tarsal tunnel injections

  1. Default Tarsal tunnel injections
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    Does anyone know if there is a better code to use for tarsal tunnel injections besides 28899?

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    There is not. However, some of the Medicare Contractors specify that they want it billed as 64450. If billing Medicare, please read over your LCD carefully.
    ~Ursula, CPC~

  3. Default updated LCD (removed 28899/64450)
    Quote Originally Posted by View Post
    Does anyone know if there is a better code to use for tarsal tunnel injections besides 28899?

    28899 is NO longer used for TT inj.
    Please find the updated LCD (CMS) for Injections - Tendon, Ligament, Ganglion Cyst, Tunnel Syndromes and Morton's Neuroma;
    LAST updated on 11/21/2010

    Instructions to use CPT code 28899 was removed
    Added a statement instructing providers to use CPT Code 64450 for Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome therapy.

    Last edited by msrd_081002; 01-11-2011 at 01:56 AM.

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