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Sacral Nerve Stimulation: CPT Coding
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Sacral Nerve Stimulation: CPT Coding

Name That Code Question:  A female patient with interstitial cystitis is being seen by her urologist for percutaneous implantation of a neurostimulator electrode array. The neurostimulator electrode array is placed for direct transforaminal sacral nerve stimulation, and fluoroscopic guidance is used to place the electrodes. Assign the correct CPT code. Answer:  CPT: 64561 Sacral Nerve Stimulation…

Coding for Interstitial Cystitis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Coding for Interstitial Cystitis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Interstitial cystitis primarily affects women, but did you know it can also affect men? It’s true. Here, we explore the diagnosis and treatment of this condition, along with coding for interstitial cystitis in ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS. What is Interstitial Cystitis? Interstitial cystitis (IC), otherwise known as painful bladder syndrome (PBS), bladder pain syndrome (BPS),…