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Venipunture Coding

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    My office has been receiving denials on venipunture when billed with an E&M code. Should I be using a modifier 25 on the E&M, or a 59 on the venipunture and submit chart notes to support it?

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    use a -25 on the E&M

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    What code are you using and which insurance? There are some insurances, no matter the code or modifer that will pay the Venipuncture.

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