AMA CPT® Assistant - 2018 Issue 5 (May)
Surgery: Nervous System (Q&A) (May 2018)
May 2018 page 10b Surgery: Nervous System Question: Facet joint injections are made to the median branch nerves at L3-4, L4-5, and L5-S1 on both the right and left sides on the same day. How is this reported? Answer: Codes 64493, Injection(s), diagnostic or therapeutic agent, paravertebral facet (zygapophyseal) joint (or nerves innervating that joint) with image guidance (fluoroscopy or CT), lumbar or sacral; single level and add-on codes 64494, second level (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure) and 64495, third and any additional level(s) (List separately in addition to code for primary procedure), should all...
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