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    Have a senario where trail stim leads were done, but one of the leads could not be accomplished due to prior surg of vertebroplasty would I code this 65650, 65650-59-74 also uncertain what dx , dr did not state reason for unable to accomplish other than vertebroplasty. Any help would be appreciated
    Thank you.
    Last edited by paula f3; 02-18-2009 at 04:30 PM. Reason: spelling

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    Lincoln, NE


    I believe you meant CPT code 63650-74 (ASC discontinued procedure modifier). This code is not billed per lead, but per session/level so without complete documentation I can't attest to billing 63650 x2.

    Look at dx V64.1 for secondary diagnosis for discontinued procedure.

    Julie, CPC

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