Bladder scan in post op

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Can I bill a Bladder scan when pt is in the postop global period for radical retropubic prostatectomy?
Looks like after the surgery he developed acute retention. So I would think I am ok with using Modifier 78 or 79?
 

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Would you need the Mods? Seems that the scan wouldn't be considered substantial enough to warrent those mods--no return to the OR.

As for if it's separately code-able, I can't answer that--though if documentation standards were met, I would suspect it.
 
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