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    Hi my name is mary have a question if a pt came in on 08092010 for cataract check we used a em code. Then pt came back in on august 17th to get an eye lesion removed from lll eyelid do we need a modifier?
    Thanks mary

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    If we have a pt came in august 9th for a cataract e/m office visit, and then came back in for 08-17- to have a LLL LESION REMOVED DO WE NEED A MODIFER FOR THAT?


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    If the E/M was the only service provided on 8-9-10 (no other procedures), the lesion removal for 8-17-10 would not require a modifier.

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