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by David Zielske, MD, CIRCC, COC, CCVTC, CCC, CCS, RCC
Question: Injection/Myelogram (62284/72240):
Would it be appropriate for a Facility to bill the technical component of the injection performed by one physician or other healthcare professional (62284) and also bill the technical component of the radiology S&I code for a myelogram (72240-72270) when performed by a different physician or other healthcare professional?
No. The facility always codes the complete procedure, 62302-62305. The component codes were left in place for physician billing in circumstances where two different physicians perform portions of the procedure.
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