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    We use to bill following code for left heart cath with left ventriculography (diagnostic) with stent placement in a coronary artery. Medicare is denying my code 93458--59-26 for misuse of modifiers. would I not still put the modifier 59 on the LHC code?


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    Apr 2007
    Green Bay


    I have NOT been putting the -59 on anymore as there are no CCI edits for these code pairs being billed together.

    I haven't had any denials so far.

    Jessica CPC, CCC

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    Thank you so much!!!!!

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