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Venipunctures 36415 ??

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    Default Venipunctures 36415 ??
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    Does anyone know where I can find documentation that states we can only bill for 36415 once per date of service. My administrator is asking this question, if a patient comes in and we draw their blood, it is then discovered that we need to do it again, can we bill the 36415 twice with a modifier 59.

    Theresa Cantu, CPC

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    I don't think there's anything anywhere that says you can't, unless a private payor has a specific policy.

    I would try using -76. I think that is a more appropriate modifier for this scenario.


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