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cpt 46285 (2nd stage fistulectomy)

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    Can cpt code 46285 (Surgical treatment of anal fistula (fistulectomy/fistulotomy); second stage be billed with modifier-58 during post-op period of another procedure (46280)?

    Thank you.

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    Johnson City
    Yes that is exactly right.
    Melissa Jewett, CPC

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