spondy14

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what code does everyone use for facet arthropathy. Does this code need to be used when pre-certing facet injections?
 

PMR 4 MSK

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724.8 lumbar, 721.0 cervical
 

ampaphb

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ampaphb

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lobelsteve

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721.0 Cerv w/o
721.2 Thor w/o
721.3 Lumb w/o

The odd thing is, when I am stuck with a T12, L1 compression Fx and there is facet mediated pain, I have to bill 4 different codes to cover T11, T12, L1, L2 MBB's. Feels dirty, but have only needed to do this twice in 3 years.