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Flexible sigmoidoscopy

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.

Thanks !!

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