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How to Code Intrathecal Injections During Delivery

Question:  How should I code intrathecal injections done during delivery? I’m confused by anesthesia by ob doctors.

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Answer: You should use the same codes you would use for either the subarachnoid or the epidural space: 62311 (Injection, single [not via indwelling catheter], not including neurolytic substances, with or without contrast [for either localization [...]