AMA CPT® Assistant - 2004 Issue 9 (September)

Nervous System/Surgery (September 2004)

September 2004 page 12d Coding Consultation:Questions and Answers Nervous System, 62284 (Q&A) Question Would it be appropriate to report code 62284, Injection procedure for myelography and/or computed tomography, spinal (other than C1-C2 and posterior fossa), more than once on a given encounter? For example, if a patient had a cervical and lumbar myelogram with the injection of contrast by a lumbar approach, what would the correct reporting be? AMA Comment Code 62284 would only be reported once per encounter. Therefore, if a patient had a cervical and lumbar myelogram with the injection of contrast by a lumbar approach...

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