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coding abliation and rhizotmy

Victoria Posted Wed 20th of November, 2019 12:40:37 PM
What cpt codes would I use for FLUOROSCOPICALLY GUIDED RIGHT-SIDED L2, 3, AND 4 MEDIAL BRANCH ABLATION - L3-4 AND L4-5 RIGHT-SIDED FACET RHIZOTOMY?
SuperCoder Answered Thu 21st of November, 2019 07:17:29 AM
Hi Victoria nbsp Thanks for your question nbsp Radiofrequency ablation RFA and rhizotomy are the same thing Codes and should be reported per joint not per nerve nbsp So you should report codes x for L -L and x for L -L and L -L Fluoroscopy is included in these...
Victoria Posted Thu 21st of November, 2019 10:17:07 AM
if done bilaterally we can bill with modifier 50 correct?
SuperCoder Answered Fri 22nd of November, 2019 06:51:44 AM
Yes for bilateral procedure modifier may be appended nbsp Moreover please consider number of units for as instead of nbsp The correct coding should be x for the L -L facet joint L and L medial branches and nbsp x nbsp for the L -L facet joint innervated by the...

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