Coding Transforaminal Injections

November 30, 2017

Question:
How would you report a left lumbar transforaminal epidural injection (Left L5-S1 and left S1) with fluoroscopic guidance?

Answer:
This is reported as 64483 for the first lumbar level (L5-S1) and + 64484 for the additional level (S1). The fluoroscopy is included.

*This response is based on the best information available as of 11/30/17.

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