AMA CPT® Assistant - 2008 Issue 7 (July)

Fluoroscopic Guidance with Epidurography and Sacroiliac Joint Arthrography (July 2008)

July 2008 page 9 Coding Brief:Fluoroscopic Guidance with Epidurography and Sacroiliac Joint Arthrography The use of the fluoroscopy codes 76000, 76001, 77001, 77002, and 77003 was addressed in last month's edition of CPT Assistant. Differentiation of the use of code 77003, Fluoroscopic guidance and localization of needle or catheter tip for spine or paraspinous diagnostic or therapeutic injection procedures (epidural, transforaminal epidural, subarachnoid, paravertebral facet joint, paravertebral facet joint nerve or sacroiliac joint), including neurolytic agent destruction, from the epidurogaphy (72275) and sacroiliac joint arthrography (73542) codes will provide specific reporting instruction for these radiological services. Code 72275, Epidurography...

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