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    Talking Colonoscopy/EGD

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    I know there is an article in 'The Coding Edge' about the modifier to use when a colonscopy or an EGD is performed during a surgery global period. Modifier -79?? What is the article and what is the modifier? Many thanks....
    Last edited by iluvicd9; 01-22-2009 at 08:00 PM. Reason: Confusion

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    I am not aware of a recent article, but if you give me the scenario perhaps I can assist.
    Debra Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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