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    Pt had surgery 9/10/09 (51040), and had a tube change on 10/7/09 (51705).

    Is 51705 part of the usual and customary post-op care for 51040 or could we bill with a modifier?
    Ann Marie CPC
    New Britain, CT

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    I would put a -58 on it.

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