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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

Procedure Coding:

Keep Up with Laterality Rules on Chemodenervation

Experts: Code extremity-specific chemodenervation with different codes. When you code for your physician’s chemodenervation services, you’ll need to know the area that she treated and the specific muscles on which she performed the procedure. Don’t stop there: If the physician performs chemodenervation on both sides for a patient, your coding will depend on whether you can append modifier 50 (Bilateral [...]