Modifier 59 is used to report services that are not generally reported together, but are necessary for certain situations. It's not a "usual" scenario, at least according to most insurance companies, for the patient to come in for hydration and have a clogged port that needs to be flushed. That's why you would use the 59 modifier - to show that you did in fact perform both services on the same encounter. Even though you are using the 59 modifier, a lot of insurance companies will consider the flush as incidental to accessing the port for the hydration & won't pay. Good luck though!
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