Modifier -59 means distinct procedural service. You are trying to let the insurance company know that the procedures that you did were in different areas and needed to billed together when normally they would not. An example is when a GI doc does a colonoscopy and removes 2 polyps in 2 different areas. One is removed by snare and the other by hot biopsy. I would code 45385 (snare) and 45384/59 (hot bx). Without the 59 modifier 45384 would be bundled into 45385. Hope this helps!
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