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Can I code a new patient visit with steroid injection

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    Can I code 99202 with J3301 and if so, what modifier do I use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Denver Recon View Post
    Can I code 99202 with J3301 and if so, what modifier do I use?
    You sure can, but if you're billing the injection administration also (96372), you should add a 25 modifier to 99202.

    99202 and J3301 don't bundle - if you're only trying to report the drug code, and not the work of the provider in giving the drug (96372), then you don't need a modifier.

    If it's a government payer (Medicare/Medicaid/Tricare) - don't forget the NDC# on the J-code.

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    Thanks! That helps a lot

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