Billing and Coding: Nerve Blockade for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Neuropathy - R5 - Effective January 1, 2020

This coverage article has been created and published for notice under contract numbers: 02101 (AK), 02201 (ID), 02301(OR), 02401 (WA), 03101 (AZ), 03201 (MT), 03301 (ND), 03401 (SD), 03501 (UT), and 03601 (WY).

Effective Date: January 1, 2020

Summary of Article: In the CPT/HCPCS Codes Group 1 Paragraph added instructions to use 64999 to report injections of anesthetic and/or steroids for the facial and phrenic nerves and cervical plexus due to CPT® codes 64402, 64410 and 64413 being deleted per the 2020 Annual CPT/HCPCS Codes Update. Noridian also added 64999 to the list of Group 1 CPT/HCPCS Codes.

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