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    Question Debridement Modifier 59

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    If 2 diabetic ulcers are debrided both to full thickness, would 11041 have not only modifier 59 on it but 2 units declared also?

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    Kokomo, IN

    Default 11041

    It depends on your insurance, but I usually will bill them out separate line with 59 mod.

    This question has been asked many times on this forum and gets many answers. You might try a search for debridements, I bet you will get a boat load of information.
    Anna Weaver, CPC, CPMA, CEMC
    Associate Auditor

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