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Coding Lumbar Discectomy 64999

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    Hello Everyone,

    I was reading an old NASS article that suggested we code a lumbar discectomy with the nervous unlisted code of 64999. I am wondering if anyone has had luck doing this and did you get reimbursed for it? Did it require a lot of documentation or appeals?

    Thank you for any information you can give me!

    Last edited by Ebrooks64; 01-14-2011 at 10:41 AM.

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