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Pain Management Coding Alert

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Look to these Codes on Paravertebral Facet Joint Injections

Remember, not all payers have identical approved diagnoses. When a patient reports to the PM specialist for a paravertebral facet joint injection in the cervical/thoracic or lumbar/sacral areas, you'll report the service with one or more of the following codes, depending on encounter specifics: 64490 - Injection(s), diagnostic or therapeutic agent, paravertebral facet (zygapophyseal) joint (or nerves innervating that joint) [...]