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  1. #1
    Default 73120
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    our physician orders a 73120 hand 2vws, bilat. only one film was taken. this film contained both hands. My question is how would this be coded? 73120 alone, 73120-rt and 73120-lt, 73120-50. would you use modifier 52 at all? any help with this would be appreciated.


  2. #2
    City Of Palms
    my thoughts are to code 73120-52 because you are only taking one view not the specified 2 views even though both hands were on one film.

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