Medicare primary payor

trainey

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When you use the new codes 64633-64636 doing a bilateral procedure what is the correct modifier to code with when medicare is the primary payor?
 

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When medicare is the primary payor

When you use the new codes 64633-64636 doing a bilateral procedure what is the correct modifier to code with when medicare is the primary payor?
 
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As far as I know, when Medicare is the primary payor you use 1 Line, 1 unit, 50 modifier; when using bilateral in a global period you need to use 2 lines with a -78/RT and -78/LT. Hope this helps and I would check this information, just in case.
 
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