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Capturing '2-Sided' Injection Pay

Question: When I use code 62311, how do I capture the “bilateral” portion? The descriptor states “single” injection, but I have a note of “bilateral epidural space” in the physician dictation. I know that this code does not allow for modifier 50 (Bilateral procedure), and when I tried billing it with two units, I received a denial. Should I use 64483 [...]