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    Default I need help regarding 11720 - Nail Debridement

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    I am having trouble getting this 11720 paid. My doctor is a family practitioner and does this procedure quite often. I just recently realized this can be paid if I use the Q7, Q8 or Q9 modifier if appropriate. When I look at these modifiers in HCPCS they are "class A, B and C findings" and I do not know what that means... is there anyone out there that can help me? Or at least point me in the direction of finding my answer ~ I have no idea where to look. Thanks.

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    There is a Medicare Foot Care policy (FT-001) that should answer all your questions. You can obtain it at the Medicare website under Part B policies.

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    Thanks for the help!!

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