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    Question CPT Code Help, Please?

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    I am wondering how I would code a lateral capsular disruption? The physician states he did a Synovial Cyst aspiration, L5-S1 intra-articular facet block, and lateral capsular disruption. I have the 20612, 77002, and 64493, but not sure if the disruption is appropriate to code? Thanks for any advice offered!


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    Is that something he did or the reason the other 2 procedures were done? Do you have a report with the description of this procedure?

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