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    Question Mod 78

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    We have a debate with regards to mod 78 -vs- mod 79.
    66761-RT for glaucoma on 1-15-08. 66984-RT for cataract on 3-11-08. Procedures are not actually related, other than that they are performed on the same eye during the global period. Which is correct?

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    St. Louis, Missouri


    I would use 79 if the two are not related.

    Melissa Blow, CPC

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    I would have to agree with mod 79

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    Apr 2007

    Default Mod 78

    I also agree, but our biller insists mod-78 was correct. Thank you!

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