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Bi-lateral 27447 w/ 2 docs

  1. #11
    Medical Coding Books
    If you append the 62 modifier the claim will still be denied for invalid modifier as 27447 does not allow this modifier.

  2. #12
    Columbia, MO
    Agreed and the 62 will reduce each physicians reimbursement to 62.5% of the allowable.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

  3. #13
    Monticello, NY
    I don't agree with the -62 modifier.

    If one is truly doing the left and another the right. I'd go with 27447-LT for one doc and 27447-59-RT for the other.

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