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Fluoro coding help

  1. #1
    Las Vegas Chapter
    Question Fluoro coding help
    Medical Coding Books
    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?

  2. #2
    First Hill, Seattle WA
    Default Try looking at...
    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.

  3. #3
    Las Vegas Chapter
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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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