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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

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Check Out This Decompression/Discography Scenario

Question: Can you tell me what codes you would use for this clinical scenario? POSTOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS: Herniated L3-4 disk left and L3-4 disc with stenosis and L4-L5 cyst with sequestered disc LS-SI. Patient had progressive history of back and especially left leg pain from an auto accident. The skin was anesthetized 12 cm lateral to the midline over the posterior [...]