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    My pulmonologist has been billing 32422 along with a 76942 - Thoracentesis with ultrasonic guidance for needle placement in a hospital setting. These claims are being denied as "invalid POS". Can someone advise me what we are doing incorrectly? I would appreaciate any and all help.

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    Would you append Modifier 26 to image guidance code?

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