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    Question ASC reporting for discontinued service for second SCS lead, 63650

    Please provide clarification regarding ASC facility modifier 74 if a physician successfully implants one SCS lead, 63650 and implant of IPG, 63685; however, has to discontinue second lead placement, 63650 mid implant? Thank you
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    Pericardial Window/Pleural Effusion & Aortic Exploration - Surgery stopped mod

    Hi - I am fairly new to some Cardio-Thoracic procedures- 2 part question- Is the Aortic exploration included in the primary procedure (Pericardial Window); and do I use a modifier 52 or 53 in this case as the provider stopped the procedure due to the patient's High Risk of continue surgery...