Blood Patch with Epidural

Blood Patch with Epidural

June 25, 2020

Question:
My anesthesiologist had to perform a blood patch on a patient who received an epidural the day before. Can we bill for this?

Answer:

It depends. If the patch was performed through the same catheter for the epidural, then this would not be separately billable. However, if the blood patch was performed as a new injection into the epidural space, then it would be separately billable with CPT 62273.

*This response is based on the best information available as of 06/25/20.

 

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