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  1. Question SI joint injections
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    I work at an Orthopaedic office and we are having difficulties getting
    payment on the SI joint injections (xylocaine and cortisone) . We have used 20610 and 27096, both of which are being denied. Any suggestions?

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    27096 is ONLY to be used if done by imaging guidance which you would then need the correct codes ie S&I code or guidance code depending on if arthroghraphy was also done

    20610 is used when there is no guidance.

    what denial reason code are they giving you?

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