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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Procedure Coding:

We Got Your Back: Use FAQ to Master Disc Decompression, Discography Coding

Remember, injection for discography is diagnostic, and a decompression is therapeutic. If you see patients with back issues, your providers will likely often perform injection for discography or percutaneous disc decompression. When coding for these procedures, your bottom line could suffer if you mix up the coding conventions for these two procedures. While it is true that CPT® groups percutaneous [...]