Lee Posted Fri 29th of August, 2014 16:06:43 PM
A Flex simoidoscopy was performed but only reach to the mid rectum do to an obstructin Tumor Mass. Should this service be reduce using a 52 mod?
SuperCoder Answered Mon 01st of September, 2014 01:18:02 AM
Thanks for your query.
You are right, using modifier 52, Reduced services with the billed flexible sigmoidoscopy code would be most appropriate in this scenario.