Kyphoplasty CPT 2017 and Vertebroplasty – Billing for Moderate Sedation is Separate in 2017 Changes
May29

Kyphoplasty CPT 2017 and Vertebroplasty – Billing for Moderate Sedation is Separate in 2017 Changes

Per the AMA CPT Changes: Kyphoplasty CPT 2017 and Vertebroplasty – Billing for Moderate Sedation is Separate in 2017 Changes The 2017 code set revises this code by removing moderate sedation, also called conscious sedation, from this procedure. Use of moderate (conscious) sedation is no longer considered an inherent part of this procedure and you can now report it separately. Prior to the 2017 change, reimbursement for moderate...

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How to Code Transforaminal Injection without Imaging Guidance
Mar06

How to Code Transforaminal Injection without Imaging Guidance

When the Pain Management physician does Transforaminal injection with imaging guidance, the following are our codes:: Inclusive with CPT 77003 – Fluoroscopic guidance and localization of needle or catheter tip for spine or paraspinous diagnostic or therapeutic injection procedures. (Effective January 01, 2011). CPT Code 77012 – Computed tomography guidance for needle placement (eg, biopsy,… Please LOGIN HERE to view...

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Anesthesia Cross codes for Interventional Pain Management Spinal Procedures
Mar05

Anesthesia Cross codes for Interventional Pain Management Spinal Procedures

Anesthesia Cross codes for Interventional Pain Management Spinal Procedures Since most of the codes are image guided and are spinal procedures; the most appropriate Anesthesia codes will be: 01935 Anesthesia for percutaneous image guided procedures on the spine and spinal cord; diagnostic (Base Unit 5) 01936 … therapeutic (Base Unit 5)   Let’s look at… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER...

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2017 Epidural New Codes for Pain Management Practice – it’s in the Imaging
Jan12

2017 Epidural New Codes for Pain Management Practice – it’s in the Imaging

2017 Epidural New Codes for Pain Management Practice Effective January 1st 2017 your Epidural Pain Management Billing Codes 62310, 62311, 62318, 62319 have been DELETED! Here are our new codes for 2017 Epidural New Codes for Pain Management Practice! Keypoint – it’s in the imaging!! 62320 Injection(s), of diagnostic or therapeutic substance(s) (eg, anesthetic, antispasmodic, opioid, steroid, other solution), not including...

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Billing Ultrasound with Pain Management Codes 64479, 64483, 64490, 64495
Dec15

Billing Ultrasound with Pain Management Codes 64479, 64483, 64490, 64495

Billing Ultrasound with Pain Management Codes can be tricky. Here’s one of my client’s question for me: Hi, Ms. Pinky, this is regarding coding for Transforaminal Epidural, Paravertebral Facet Joint, Epidurals and SI Injection with Ultrasound. Can we separately bill for the Ultrasound? Here’s my insights: Well, lookig at each of this procedure: Per CPT… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER...

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