Coding RFA of the SI Joint

Coding RFA of the SI Joint

January 18, 2018

Question:
How is radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of the SI Joint performed with a single percutaneous entry site reported?

Answer:
Per CPT Assistant, an SI joint injection with a single electrode (having 3 contacts) is reported with an unlisted code, 64999.

*This response is based on the best information available as of 01/18/18.

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