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Turn to This Code for Single-shot Cervical Epidural

Question: The physician gave the patient a single-level cervical transforaminal epidural to treat his radiculopathy. What code should we report for this service? Alabama Subscriber Answer: You should report 64479 (Injection(s), anesthetic agent and/or steroid, transforaminal epidural, with imaging guidance (fluoroscopy or CT); cervical or thoracic, single level) when the physician administers a single-level injection in the patient’s cervical or [...]

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