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Don't Automatically Add -25

Question: Can I charge for a 99213 and a 17250 on the same day at the same visit if I add modifier 25? The procedure was not scheduled prior to the office visit. Subscriber Answer: If your physicians documentation supports a significant, separately identifiable E/M service, you can report 99213 (Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management [...]