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    Please clarify for me which category this would fall under:
    Patient rec'd an injection of Toradol into the subacromial space for treatment of OA of shoulder. Is this considered Major Joint 20610 or Intermediate 20605?
    Stephanie, CPC, HCS-D

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    Default Shoulder Joint

    Good afternoon, the major join of the shoulder is the "glenohumeral joint" which "shoulder joint generally refers to. 20610.

    hope it helps.

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