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    Can anyone tell me how to get medicare to pay for a short leg cast/cpt 29405? Is there a modifier i am supposed to use?

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    Apr 2007
    Lewiston, Maine


    If you are billing with an E/M make sure you add a 25 modifier to your E/M code. If the cast application is during a surgical global period then add a 58 modifier to your casting CPT.
    Catherine Nolin, CPC

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