Submitting claim forms

  • Ensure all patient information (name, address, insurance ID) is accurate
  • Verify the name of the healthcare provider and National Provider Identifier (NPI)
  • Use the most appropriate ICD-10-CM diagnosis and CPT procedure codes associated with each patient’s diagnosis and care1
  • Be sure to use the permanent, product-specific J-code (J3304) and bill 32 units of ZILRETTA per injection
  • Complete all fields accurately and provide information upon request
  • Contact provider services at the health plan to determine the reimbursement rate for ZILRETTA® (triamcinolone
    acetonide extended-release injectable suspension) prior to billing and make sure your system is updated to
    bill appropriately

Additional documentation

  • Ensure patient medical records contain documentation that supports the diagnosis and procedure codes submitted on the claim
  • Keep in mind your practice may need to pull supporting documentation, such as patient history, from the EMR
  • Access our Tools and Resources for additional support with letters of medical necessity and appeals
For questions regarding coding and billing for ZILRETTA, contact your dedicated Pacira representative or call a dedicated FlexForward Case Manager at 1-844-353-9466, Monday – Friday, 8 AM8 PM ET.

CPT=Current Procedural Terminology; EMR=electronic medical record; ICD-10-CM=International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification.