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botox injection in the trapezius

K Posted Mon 02nd of May, 2016 14:15:36 PM
Hello, We have a provider that would like to perform a Botox injection, and the patient has Medicare. DX G24.8 applies to this patient (other dystonia)and the provider has requested that we schedule "Botox - trapezius TPI”. Is it possible to bill and be reimbursed…. I think CPT code that we would use is 64616. What is supercoder opinion?
SuperCoder Answered Tue 03rd of May, 2016 02:43:25 AM
Yes, you can bill for CPT code 64616 for dystonia. You need to make sure the medical necessity of the procedure. Please find below the link for better understanding on chemodenervation.

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