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    I have a claim that was billed w/ 17311/ 11100/ 88331 and 13152 w dx 173.3- everything was paid except
    88331 modifier 31
    13152 modifier 59
    Any suggestions?

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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    I am not able to picture this session with the codes provided, can you provide the notes or a summary of what was done. It looks like you had a Mohs procedure a bx with a path and a repair of some other defect, so it is not really making sense to me. Also where did you get the 31 modifier from?

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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