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What is the difference between code CPT 76005 and 77003.

  1. Post What is the difference between code CPT 76005 and 77003.
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    My Physician wants to know the difference between codes 76005 and 77003, I did not find 76005 in CPT 2010, or 2011, is this code deleted?
    I did find 77003 which is a Fluroscopic guidance and localization of needle or catheter tip for spine or paraspinous diagnostic or therapeutic injection procedures(epidural, subarachnoid ,or sacroiliac joint), including neurolytic agent destruction.

    Please help I am a new coder.

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    76005 is deleted and 77003 in used in place of 76005.

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    Thank you for the clarification.

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