Author Topic: what type of service is cpt 20550 trigger point inj  (Read 1811 times)

thelakeshow2k

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what type of service is cpt 20550 trigger point inj
« on: August 11, 2010, 02:16:36 PM »
i'm setting up software and wondering if i should set the type of service for 20550 for 2 (surgery) or 9 (other medical service)?  thanks

Yesica

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Re: what type of service is cpt 20550 trigger point inj
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2010, 02:29:55 PM »
we have it set as surgery.

thelakeshow2k

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Re: what type of service is cpt 20550 trigger point inj
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2010, 02:53:17 PM »
What do you have for vaccinations?

oneround

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Re: what type of service is cpt 20550 trigger point inj
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2010, 10:20:31 AM »
99201 to 94999 E/M
1k series to 6 are considered surgical Procedures
7k series is Rad
8k series is Path
90281 to 99607 is medicine
Michael A. Reynolds, CPC, CCP-P, CPMB, OS
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Corporate Compliance
Sharp HealthCare

thelakeshow2k

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Re: what type of service is cpt 20550 trigger point inj
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2010, 12:56:33 PM »
so should a hepatitis a injection (90632) be t.o.s. 1 (medical care) or 9 (other medical services)?

oneround

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Re: what type of service is cpt 20550 trigger point inj
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2010, 10:08:53 AM »
it falls under the Medicine/Vac. section  in CPT
Michael A. Reynolds, CPC, CCP-P, CPMB, OS
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