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cpt 64494 pericapsular injection?

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    Patient had bilateral L5-S1 facet injection which is cpt 64493-50 and L4-L5 right facet injection(64494-rt) but dr couldn't get to the left L4-L5 bcuz of severe degeneration the needle was unable to be entered so he did instead a pericapsular injection. How would this be coded? Thanks

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    any takers on this one?

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    Thats a tough question. Should it not be billed, billed as 64494-52, use 20550-20552 with 59, or unlisted?

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