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Hip Arthrogram Injection Code

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    If a patient has an arthrogram 73525 with local anesthesia, what is the correct injection code - 27093 or 27095? Thanks

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    the descriptor for 27095 reads "with anesthesia" so that seems to be the one?

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    Use 27093. Local infiltration is always included.

    The "with anesthesia" codes indicate that the work involved in performing the procedures requires anesthesia, whether it is general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, or monitored anesthesia care.

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