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Correct Way to Report a Unilateral GON Block

Question: My pain management physician administered a block to the left greater occipital nerve (GON). How do I code this?  Washington Subscriber  Answer: Your best option is to report 64405 (Injection, anesthetic agent; greater occipital nerve) and modifier LT (Left side) for a unilateral greater occipital nerve (GON) block.    Background: Neurologists or pain management specialists often use occipital nerve blocks for [...]

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