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    Default X-rays pre and post casting

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    I'm looking for some verification. Dr took 3 view x-ray (73610) of ankle fracture, he put a cast on the patient and the took 2 view x-ray (73600) to check positioning. I know I can't add a -76 modifier because they are not the same codes. Is there another modifier, possibly -59, to add to the 73600 to make sure it is not denied? Any opionions are greatly appreciated!


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    yes, you would code as:
    73610-RT or LT

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