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Myringotomy 69420

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    Question Myringotomy 69420
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    When billing for bilateral myringotomies would it be appropriate to bill it as x 2 with modifier -50 or should there be a line for each (i.e. 69420 RT and 69420 LT)?

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    Red face 69420
    I would go with 69420-50 but my suggestions is to review the coding guidelines for the company your are billing to .

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    Talking 69420
    Thank you! That's what I've been doing but someone said that it should be done the other way and I disagreed. I will take your advice and check with the payer, see how they want it individually.

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