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Modifiers and Multiple Fracture Care Coding

Question: Encounter notes indicate that the physician performed a level-four evaluation and management (E/M) service for a patient before performing a pair of procedures: closed treatment of the phalanges without manipulation on the patient's left great toe and closed treatment with manipulation of the phalanx on the patient's left pinky toe. How should I report this encounter? Illinois Subscriber Answer: You'll be [...]