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    My doctor has done a breast reconstruction with a tram flap, he had another physician in the practice do one side and he did the other, what is the best way to bill this with highest reimbursement for each physician and the most correct way, Thank you guys so much for your help any ideas would be appreciated. also any ideas on using a modifer 62 for each one?

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    Milwaukee WI

    Default Correct coding

    The correct way to code this ... REGARDLESS of the payment received

    Code the reconstruction with BOTH the -50 and the -62 modifier for each surgeon.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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