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    I would like opinions on this: Scenario is the doc is called in for an inmpatient consult. He decides to perform a colonoscopy on the same day (OR EGD) - both of these procedures have 0 global days. Is it ok to bill the consult with a -25 modifier along with the procedure?
    Thanks for your input.

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    Yes. The initial E/M that led to the decision for a minor procedure, can be billed with mod 25.
    Jagadish, CCS-P, CPC

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    yes, bill mod 25 with the consult on same day as colon and egd.

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    Yep, definitely use the -25 mod

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    ya we have to append 25 modifier with E/M

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