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Screening Mammogram 3D Tomsynthesis 2015 new code

Tanya Posted Wed 17th of December, 2014 16:44:49 PM

I am preparing myself for the 2015 new codes. If a patient has a screening mammogram(G0202)with the 3D Tomosynthesis(77063)and radiologist is requesting a unilateral(G0206) do we still add the GG modifier on the G0206?

SuperCoder Answered Fri 19th of December, 2014 03:31:54 AM

Yes, you will still have to append GG modifier to indicate that screening mammogram and diagnostic mammogram performed on the same patient, same day.

Thanks !!

Tanya Posted Mon 22nd of December, 2014 17:55:34 PM

Thank you. Now, along with the additional view (G0206-GG) do I add 77063 as well or will it be considered a duplicate code since it's been coded with the screening mammogram.

SuperCoder Answered Tue 23rd of December, 2014 07:39:44 AM

You will use code 77063 only once. Thanks !!

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