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    What is the correct code for a re-excision of lumpectomy wound because of a close margin. I use the same code 19301 with 78 modifier. Is it correct to use same code?

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    yes you are correct, however my docs usually in their preoperative note state that if they have to go back to get margins then I use a 58 modifier.

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    Thank you.

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