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bilateral multilayer compression for venous leg ulcers. 29581-50

Michele Posted Mon 26th of March, 2012 17:49:12 PM

applied bilateral multilayer compression for venous leg ulcers, 29581-50 2 units. Denied, then billed 29581-rt, 29581-lt. Still denied Any questions I have 8 medicare patients. Tjb

SuperCoder Answered Mon 26th of March, 2012 18:38:17 PM

You should bill either 29581-50 or 29581 x 2 or 29581-RT in the first line and 29581-LT in the second line. These are the three methods for billing procedure performed bilaterally.

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