Errata: February 6, 2017
In the 2017 Interventional Radiology Coding Update, please note that the following questions have been corrected.
On page 130, under 37241 Q&A; For 2017, the new code 36909 is used for this service.
On page 142, the last answer on the page for Epidural Steroid Injections: 62310-62311 have been deleted in 2017. The appropriate new 2017 codes are 62320-62323.
Now available on the IR Store: The 2017 edition of the Interventional Radiology Coding Update, a valuable resource (available only to members as a benefit of membership) that includes expanded information critical to physicians, administrators and coders. This e-publication also provides a full review of new codes including:
• transluminal balloon angioplasty
• endovenous mechanochemical ablation therapy
• procedures within the dialysis circuit
• moderate sedation
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