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    If the Dr does the LHC and then places a coronary stent, will the heart cath require a -59 modifier?

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Green Bay


    Looking at the CCI edits for 2011 it doesn't appear that a modifier will be needed.

    Jessica CPC, CCC

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    Columbus, OH


    No, a -59 modifier is not required on the LHC...as of now. ; )

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