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The Correct Way to Bill More Paravertebral Joint Injections

Question: Our physician administers injections into paravertebral facet joints. The injections are given into the nerves at the L1, L2, L3, L4, and L5 vertebral levels. Are we correct if we report add-on codes +64494 and +64495 with 64493? Nebraska Subscriber Answer: For paravertebral facet joint injections, you can bill add-on codes if your physician’s documentation supports the services. For injections [...]


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