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Orthopedic Coding Alert

CPT® Coding:
Know Your Levels, then Code these Facet Joint Injections

Remember: Cervical/thoracic, lumbar/sacral shots might be multi-code encounters. Patients reporting to the orthopedist for paravertebral facet joint injections pose a specific set of problems for coders who want to submit spotless claims. First, you've got to get the injection levels right in order to gain maximum deserved reimbursement. Further, you'll need to check with your insurer to see if it [...]