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MOHS & adjacent tissue transfer

  1. Question MOHS & adjacent tissue transfer
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    Hi everyone-hope someone can help!

    If our docotor does the MOHS surgery and also does the tissue transfer-14000- should the insurance company be applying modifier 51 to that transfer code and be paying us at a reduced rate because it is a multiple procedure?
    I think we should be getting 100% for both the MOHS CPT as well as the tissue transfer CPT.
    As always, thanks for the feedback. I'd be lost without these threads!!!

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    The MOHS code is no longer exempt from the multiple procedure rule. The higher priced code would be paid at 100% and the next code would be reduced by 50%.

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