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Knowing Drug Amount Helps You Maximize CTS Shot Claims

Remember, not all CTS injections involve the same drug. Be sure to pay careful attention to the drug supply and amount when you're coding for therapeutic carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) injections with 20526 (Injection, therapeutic [eg, local anesthetic, corticosteroid], carpal tunnel). Why? Accurate coding of drug supply will garner you more pay for your 20526 encounters. Check out this list [...]