What is the difference between 20610 and 20611?
Use 20610 for a major joint or bursa, such as the shoulder, knee, or hip joint, or the subacromial bursa when no ultrasound guidance is used for needle placement. Report 20611 when ultrasonic guidance is used and a permanent recording is made with a report of the procedure.
What is procedure code 20604?
CPT® 20604 in section: Arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injection.
What is included in CPT code 20610?
CPT® 20610 describes aspiration (removal of fluid) from, or injection into, a major joint (defined as a shoulder, hip, knee, or subacromial bursa), or both aspiration and injection of the same joint.
What is procedure code 20605?
CPT® 20605, Under General Introduction or Removal Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System. The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 20605 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range – General Introduction or Removal Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System.
Does CPT 20611 need a modifier?
The appropriate site modifier (RT or LT) must be appended to CPT code 20610 or CPT code 20611 to indicate if the service was performed unilaterally and modifier (-50) must be appended to indicate if the service was performed bilaterally.
How do I bill a CPT 20600?
Bill two line items with CPT code 20600 (arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injection; small joint or bursa) Append modifier -LT as the primary modifier on one line, and -RT to the other to indicate a bilateral service.
What is CPT code J0702?
HCPCS code J0702 for Injection, betamethasone acetate 3 mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3 mg as maintained by CMS falls under Drugs, Administered by Injection .
What is the CPT code for knee aspiration?
|20611||ARTHROCENTESIS, ASPIRATION AND/OR INJECTION, MAJOR JOINT OR BURSA (EG, SHOULDER, HIP, KNEE, SUBACROMIAL BURSA); WITH ULTRASOUND GUIDANCE, WITH PERMANENT RECORDING AND REPORTING|
How do you bill CPT 20611 bilateral?
The CPT code 20611 is for an arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injection, major joint or bursa (e.g., shoulder, hip, knee or subacromial bursa with ultrasound guidance, with permanent recording and reporting). The code is billed twice because this was a bilateral procedure.
How do you code aspiration?
Aspiration and Injection CPT Codes
- Puncture aspiration of abscess, hematoma, bulla, or cyst (10160)
- Injection, therapeutic; carpal tunnel (20526)
- Injection, therapeutic; single tendon origin or insertion (20551)
- Arthrocentesis, aspiration and/or injection; small joint, bursa or ganglion cyst eg, fingers, toes) (20600)