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    Straight catheterization: If a physician performs this procedure to get residual urine but was not able to get any residual urine can you still bill 51702 or would you need to append a 52 modifier because the urine was not obtainable?


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    Whether the doc got the urine or not is not the issue. If he performed the catheterization, he should bill for it.

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