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    hello everyone! i have a question. with the old cath codes we had to attach a -59 modifier to 93510 when a stent or balloon was billed as well. so with the new cath codes do we still attach a -59 modifier when a stent or balloon is billed at the same time? if anyone knws please respond. your help is greatly appreciated. thanks in advance.
    Amanda Solomon CPC, CCC

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    There are no CCI edits in place for when 93458 and 92980 are billed on the same date.

    I haven't been putting a -59 on my diagnostic caths.

    Jessica CPC, CCC

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    ok thanks i just wasnt sure because before we had to in order for the insurances to pay. so thanks for your response.
    Amanda Solomon CPC, CCC

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