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    Default 63650-51 or 63650-50 urgent

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    Need to clear something up with dr. Do we do bilateral (mod50) or multi (mod51) when billing dual lead procedure... I was told correct coding is 63650,63560-51,95972,l8680,l9900
    please advise asap, so may get back to work....

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    Per Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, 63650 can not be billed as bilateral. It carries a "0" bilateral status indicator. Per CPT Assistant, additional arrays inserted would be reported with 51 modifier.

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