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    Default Repairs and Multiple Procedure Rule

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    We have one doctor who does the excisions and another who does the repairs. The reparis are done in our OR surgery center which is billed as a separate entity under a different name and Tax ID # ?

    The physician I work for has asked the following question:

    Please find out : if another MD does the closure on a mohs patient, is there a 50% reduction for their part in this? I think each procedure is then paid 100% because is different doctor doing the procedures, even tho billed by same medical group. br

    Cindy Gratton, CPC

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    Milwaukee WI

    Default Hmmm

    Not sure of the correct answer, but I have some additional questions:

    Are they both doing pre- and post-op follow-up visits?

    One doctor (the one who excises) is not closing ... so s/he isn't completing that procedure. Are you using a -52 modifier?

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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