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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Pain Management:
Neurolytic Destruction Options Vary Based on Dx

You’ll access a wide range of codes for these services. The descriptors for numerous CPT® codes mention “destruction by neurolytic agent,” such as those in groups 64600-64647 and 64650-64681. Physicians can use several chemicals or other materials to bring about neurolytic destruction. Here’s a practical rundown to help you understand the differences and file successful claims. Background: Physicians used chemical nerve destruction [...]