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Multiple Procedure Help Please!

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    Default Multiple Procedure Help Please!
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    A patient was seen in our office and had Cryotherapy (CPT 17000 + 17003) and also had an excision the same day. 2 different diagnosis, 2 different procedures. Medicare paid for the Cryotherapy but denied the Excision. I refiled the excision (11441) with a 51 modifier but they denied it as well. Does anyone know how to get this paid? Denial reason code is M80 - Not covered when performed during the same session/date as a previously processed service for the patient.

  2. #2
    Greeley, Colorado
    11441-59 should do it...
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

  3. #3
    Columbia, MO
    you need a 59 modifer on the 11441 also be careful that you link only the dx that pertains to each code.

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