Genitofemoral / Ilioinguinal
Nerve Blocks & Pulsed EMF
The ilioinguinal nerve originates at the L1 and T12 nerve roots and extends through the lateral psoas muscle. It extends across the abdominal wall to the iliac crest below the hypogastric nerve. Ilioinguinal nerve blocks are sometimes carried out to effect pain relief postoperatively after inguinal hernia repair. Billing for an ilioinguinal nerve block can lead to rejected claims if the correct codes are not utilized. The correct CPT and ICD-9 codes are required to ensure payment of your claims.