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    If the physician is performing an 43264 and 43262 would a 51 modifier be appended to 43262?

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    Yes, modifier -51 is the appropriate modifier. However, Medicare (at least the MAC I deal with) does not want the modifier added...they want to do it themselves. Go figure.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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