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    Question RT and LT for 31624

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    Does anyone know if you can use modifiers LT and RT for a Bronchial Alveolar Lavage? I read somewhere that even though it does not say this is a Bilateral Procedure (50 modifier) in the CPT book that it is considered bilateral. So my question is if it is considered bilateral, would you need RT and LT?

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    Although you probably figured this out already, CPT 31624 is on the medically unlikely edits for billing anything other than a quantity of 1.


    Hope this helps.


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