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    Okay if the dr did a bilateral knee joint inection x 2 and a bilateral synvisc injection x 2 I billed 20610-50 and J7325-50 was that billed correctly or incorrectly

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    Medicare told me I needed to put rt, lt on each injection and 59 modifier on the 2nd injection in order to get paid correctly, for example: 20610 rt, 20610 lt,59.

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    J7325 for Synvisc-One and SYNVISC, per 1mg

    Synvisc-One 48 in Units field of CMS-1500 Claim form or electronic equivalent

    SYNVISC 16 in Units field of CMS-1500 Claim form or electronic equivalent


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