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rt and lt

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    I was told that modifiers LT AND RT CAN ONLY BE USED FOR PROCDURES.


    IS THIS CORRECT?

    FOR EXAMPLE IF I PERFORMED A PROCEDURE ON THE LEFT HEEL AND EVALUATE AND MANAGEMENT ON THE RIGHT HEEL.

    SHOULD I BE ABLE TO BILL THE RIGHT HEEL WITH AN EM

    99309 25 RT 707.14
    11043 LT 707.14

    TRYING TO PUT THIS IN EMR LOGIC

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    I have always known to use rt & lt on procedures only. it appears you are correct in using modifier 25 with 99309.

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    Dee is correct LT,RT & 59 are not used with E&M codes. EMR is a a fun one to get set up. good luck
    chris g. cpc

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    Thank you,

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