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Epidural Steroid Facet Injection??

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    Doc states he performed an "epidural steroid facet injection on L4-L5." He also uses fluoroscopic guidance. I'm new to this and confused as to code which of the following: 64483, 64493, 62311

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    62311 for the lumbar epidural injection and 77003-TC for the fluoroscopy.
    Last edited by mcerlini; 05-30-2011 at 01:33 PM.

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    -TC modifier is for the facility. -26 is professional services. Does the provider own the equipment? That will make a difference on which modifier to use.

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    We use 64493 for the "facet" injections which includes the fluoroscopy for single level lumbar. If done bilaterally, modifier 50 is attached as well.

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