Coding  Transforaminal Injections

Coding Transforaminal Injections

December 14, 2017

If a bilateral L4-L5 transforaminal epidural injection is performed, how is it reported?


64483-50 (L4-L5)

Note: Some insurers request bilateral injections reported as:

64483 single level 1 side

64483-50 the other side

Some payers may also prefer RT and LT. Know each payer’s policy.

*This response is based on the best information available as of 12/14/17.


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