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Sentinel node injection

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    Medical Coding Books
    "1 millicurie of unfiltered technetium sulfur colloid in 4 cc
    was injected at the 12 and 6 o'clock positions around the areola
    of the left and right breast"


    For the above procedure,can we code CPT 78195 once or twice with 59 mod(78195
    78195-59),since it is done bilaterally.
    Prabha CPC

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    Hi Prabha,

    We can code only 38792 only once bcoz there is no imaging performed to code 78195

    Elamathi CPC

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