Medicare denial for Bilateral Hernia Repair

carol52

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We are having problems with medicare denying for bilateral Ing hernia repair, what is the best way for billing this out? Tried using Rt and Lt, Appreciate any help with this.
 

nsteinhauser

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I think it depends on your Medicare contractor. We have WPS as our contractor and they want "-rt" on the first line and "-59 -lt" on the 2nd line..... no "-50" modifiers.
 
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