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Medication Usage in Pain Management Injections

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    If the physician performs a joint injection (CPT 20600-20610), is the medication he injects inclusive to the procedure, or would it be billed separately? Kenalog, for example.
    Lisa Keith, CPC

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    In an office setting, the drugs are always billed separately...except for locals like Marcaine. Also don't forget the LT and RT modifiers for injections like Synvisc or Orthovisc.

    Brock Berta, CPC-A

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