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Keep Drug Amounts Correct for Accurate Coding

The provider could use several different drugs during 20526 injection. Coders need to be on the lookout for the drug type and amount when they're coding for therapeutic carpal tunnel (CT) injections with 20526 (Injection, therapeutic [eg, local anesthetic, corticosteroid], carpal tunnel). Explanation: Accurate coding of drug supply will garner you more pay for your 20526 encounters. "All providers should [...]