It will all depend on the documentation. I just have to assume in this case that the provider did not just decide that an EKG and PFT were automatically what was needed. So I assume that the documentation will support that after a thorough exam the provider decides that the EKG and PFT would bring forth additional information. This clearly makes the visit significant ( over above and beyond what is needed just for the procedure or test). Truely a diagnostic test should not require the use of the 25 modifier since they enhance the providers ability to render a diagnosis. However there is no problem in using the 25 modifier since I am sure the documentation will more than support its use. Let me know if this helps you.
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