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Epidural injection and facet joint injection provided together.Modifier 59 or 51

SuperCoder Posted Tue 15th of December, 2009 12:36:23 PM

Physician did multiple procedures, 62311, 64475, 64476 for right side and 77003.What will be modifier? 51 or 59

Alan Answered Tue 15th of December, 2009 12:48:13 PM

Modifier 59 not to be added to any of the codes as CCI edit shows no restriction for using the 4 codes(62311, 64475, 64476, 77003) together.

The coding can be done as follows for the following query:

64475 - RT
64476 - RT
62311 - 51, RT
77003

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