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    Default Help with Coding Perirectal Abscess

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    Just wondering if someone would please be able to help with the following: Pt had an I&D perirectal abscess 08/30and then on 9/2 Doc took pt back to the OR removed packing; however found another abscess different area and had to I&D another perirectal abscess wondering what modifier to use TIA
    Deb, CPC
    Last edited by Hopp; 10-15-2009 at 09:39 AM. Reason: Trying to get response

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    Central Philadelphia chapter


    I would use mondifier 79.

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