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Occipital, Trigeminal Nerve Injections

Question: How do I code for anesthetic injections into the greater occipital nerve versus the trigeminal nerve? I know that there are a lot of anesthetic injection codes depending on anatomy, but I think I’ve got my coding choice narrowed to these two areas. Idaho Subscriber Answer: Coding for these injections is easy enough — once you decide whether the physician injected [...]