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    to bill for the nerve block for circumsion cpt 64450 will we need to append modifier 47?

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    Quote Originally Posted by grasshopper4716 View Post
    to bill for the nerve block for circumsion cpt 64450 will we need to append modifier 47?
    Modifier 47 definition is: Anesthesia by surgeon If my physician is a Pediatrician and does not specialize as a surgeon should we even attempt to use the 47 modifier or should we still use the modifier 59?

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    54150 includes the block, 64450. Modifier 59 can be used if documentation supports the block was used for reasons other than the circumcision.


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