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    when billing 20610 injection into bilateral shoulders, do you bill the 20610 once or twice?

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    This is one of things in which there are two ways to report it, and it really depends on the carrier you are sending it to. You can report:

    20610-50

    OR

    20610-LT
    20610-51-RT

    I report the two codes all the time and don't have any problems.


    Bill Hale, CPC

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