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anesthetic agent

Joel Posted Thu 17th of November, 2011 21:35:57 PM

My doctor billed for a 99213 office visit and 64450 LT anesthetic agent
and 11721 Q8 59
Medicare denied the 64450 since The procedure combination is not compatible with another procedure or modifier on the same day

Please advise

SuperCoder Answered Fri 18th of November, 2011 04:22:03 AM

Modifier 59 should go with 64450 as 64450 is a column 2 code for cpt 11721

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