27095 vs 20610

August 23, 2018

I read with interest your recent Coding Coach on anesthesia related services and CPT codes 27093 and 27095.  If our surgeon performs a hip injection using fluoroscopy should we be reporting 27093 instead of 20610 and 77002-26? We perform these in the ASC.

No, 27093 and 27095 are injection procedures for hip arthrograms; these are not therapeutic injection codes.  Please continue to report 20610 and 77002-26 for the hip injection using fluoroscopic guidance, and refer to the April 27, 2017 Coding Coach on this subject.

*This response is based on the best information available as of 08/23/18.


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