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Mod 79 Question

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    Medical Coding Books
    Patient came in for fx care on 12-31-2009 27760 R Ankle fx.
    Patient than comes in on 2-17-2010 for R Ankle and toe pain due to a twisting injury. Provider states injury not related to Ankle fx.
    Patient comes in on 3-1-2010 for postmenopasual bleeding.
    Patient comes in on 3-12-2010 for her annual pe.
    Patient comes in on 3-26-2010 for osteopenia and hypertension.

    Question is should visit 2-17 through 3-26-2010 have a mod 79 attached due to the global period from the fx care?


  2. Default Mod 79
    Okay still reading up on modifers during a global period. I am no thinking i should use mod 24.. due to the visit during her postop are e/m not procedures.


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