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Neurosurgery Coding Alert

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Use 64455 for a Morton's Neuroma Injection

Question: The provider performed a steroid injection on a patient with a Morton's neuroma of the left foot. I initially reported code 64450, but received a denial. I am not sure if the denial is for the CPT® code or the diagnosis code. The diagnosis code I applied is G57.62; how should I change the claim for resubmission? Texas Subscriber Answer: To [...]