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Coding for Interlaminar Epidural Blocks

Question: A patient received an interlaminar epidural block of the lumbar spine with fluoroscopic guidance. I have heard that there are new CPT® codes for this procedure. How should I code it, and can I include a fluoroscopic guidance code? Alaska Subscriber Answer: In 2017, CPT® deleted code 62311 (Injection[s], of diagnostic or therapeutic substance[s] [including anesthetic, antispasmodic, opioid, steroid, [...]