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    Question Colonoscopy with modifier 59?

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    If a Dr. does a colonoscopy with a biopsy and ablation of tumor(s), polyp(s), or lesion(s) is it correct to bill both codes with a modifier 59? CPT codes referred to are 45380 and 45383

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    Actually neither need a -59 per CCI. Code the 45383 first and then 45380

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