June 25, 2020
My anesthesiologist had to perform a blood patch on a patient who received an epidural the day before. Can we bill for this?
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.