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Fluoro coding help

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    Question Fluoro coding help
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    Dr keeps coding 76000 for in-op flouroscopy, flouro guidance for injections (bone marrow aspirate into feet/ankle) and now for pin placement and closed treatment of fractures.. I seldom get reimbursement for this even when using modifier -26 or -59...any one have other codes that I am missing?

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    code 77002 "Fluro. guidance for needle placement (eg biopsy, aspiration, injection, localization) which also prompts you to look at the surgical code for the procedure that is also being performed.

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    Thanks Jeannie! Brain skipped right over that one!! I'm mainly dealing with feet and ankles, sooooo....Mod 26, 59 or none? what do you think

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