AMA CPT® Assistant - 1996 Issue 4 (April)

1996 Apr Nervous System, Fluoroscopic Epidurogram, 62289, 76000 (Q&A) (April 1996)

April 1996 page 10a Coding Consultation Nervous System, Fluoroscopic Epidurogram, 62289, 76000 (Q&A) Question Is there a specific code for a fluoroscopic epidurogram, with contrast material, performed at the time of insertion of a caudal epidural catheter and subsequent steroid injection? AMA Comment You should report CPT code 62289* for the insertion of the epidural catheter and injection of the steroidal agent. You may report code 76000 for the fluoroscopic "epidurogram" performed as radiologic guidance for placement of the epidural catheter. For the radiopharmaceutical agent (contrast material) injection for the "epidurogram," you should report code 62278*. You...

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