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49406 done twice

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    Procedure - CT fluoroscopic assisted catheter drainage is performed on right and left pelvis for pelvic fluid collection. There are 2 separate reports for RT and LT.
    CPT code for this procedure is 49406, but bilateral modifiers are not applicable for this code.
    So kindly suggest if i can bill it with 2 units or skip one report and bill with only one unit.

    Regards,
    Shruthi.

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    did you ever find the answer to this question? did you code it with 50 or x2? thanks!

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