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    I recently started working for a CTS surgeon and he has told me he wants me to bill a mod-22 for a patient. I am billing 5 codes. Any idea how the -22 works? I know I will have to submit op notes but do I just append it to the code that was the difficlut involved surgery?
    Thanks for your help in advance

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    Apr 2007
    Milwaukee WI

    Default Use -22 on code with the extra work

    You would append the -22 modifier on the code where the extra work was required. This has to be clearly documented in the operative note.

    Hope that helps

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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