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Neurosurgery Coding Alert

CPT® Coding:
I.D. Differences Between Decompression and Discography

Differentiate between diagnostic and therapeutic testing. Patients reporting to your provider for injection for discography or disc decompression are obviously in pain. As a coder, if you don't know the differences between these two common procedures, the payer could bring the pain with questions about your claim. The challenge: Though CPT® groups the codes together in the coding manual, there [...]