wart removal cpt 17110

abyrne

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Can anyone tell me the correct way to bill for RE-TREATMENT of the same wart, during the 10 day global period? CPT 17110 was billed for the first treatment.

I have been told re-treatment of the same wart during the global period, cannot be billed. I was later told that an office visit should be billed for the re-treatment. Later I was told that cpt 17110 should be billed with a 76 modifier.

Can anyone clarify the correct way to bill for the re-treatment of the same wart duiring the global period.
 

dmaec

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was this a "planned" retreatment of the wart? Done one day, and told to come back in however many days (within global) for retreat?

why was it retreated within the global days?
 

ESORENSEN

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Retreatment of wart within post-op period

How does the modifier 76 affect the reimbursement? Is reimbursement reduced significantly? Further, if the retreatment is planned(modifier 58), how does that affect reimbursement?
 
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