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HELP! MD ordering lumbar injection w/catheter

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    Need to find CPT/HCPCS codes for lumbar injection utilizing catheter...only the catheter is not utilized to deliver medication but to scrape adhesions/scar tissue. We're thinking 62311; seems mod -22 would be appropriate. Is anyone else familiar with this? We're needing to obtain authorization and need codes first!

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    Denver Colorado
    look at 62263 / 62264 for epidural lysis of adhesions - here is the code descriptor:

    Percutaneous lysis of epidural adhesions using solution injection (eg, hypertonic saline, enzyme) or mechanical means (eg, catheter) including radiologic localization (includes contrast when administered), multiple adhesiolysis sessions; ...

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