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    Apr 2007
    Longview, TX

    Default Modifier 57

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    If a patient comes in for an office visit and is sent directly to the surgery center for a colonoscopy or an endoscopy, would it be appropriate to use a modifier 57 on the office visit?

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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    No, if your physician is performing the endoscopy you might need a 25.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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