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SI joint injection CPT

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    I am looking for a cpt code for an injection into the RT SI joint using Marcaine and Kenalog. I am not sure if its a joint code and if so what size or a tendon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nhenderson View Post
    I am looking for a cpt code for an injection into the RT SI joint using Marcaine and Kenalog. I am not sure if its a joint code and if so what size or a tendon?
    Check out 64479-64484 series or 64493. See if these help.

    Jenna

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    27096
    Jenifer McPolin CPC, CPMA, RCC

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    Quote Originally Posted by nhenderson View Post
    I am looking for a cpt code for an injection into the RT SI joint using Marcaine and Kenalog. I am not sure if its a joint code and if so what size or a tendon?
    27096 if fluoro or CT guidance is used (included, do not code the guidance extra)
    If guidance is not used, code 20552.

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    I agree with you Donna I think I just always asume its from a Radiologist's point of view.
    Jenifer McPolin CPC, CPMA, RCC

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    27096 and G0260 for Medicare

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