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Modifiers? - How to code the following

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    Hi All,
    How to code the following:
    A.)
    1.)73130-(left hand) modifier LT?
    2.)73130-(right hand) modifier RT?
    3.)73110-(left wrist) modifier LT?
    4.)73110-(right wrist) modifier RT?
    QUESTION? WHAT IF ONLY THE FIRST 3 PROCEDURES WERE DONE WHICH IS THE PROPER WAY OF CODING? =73110-59 ONLY OR 73110-LT/59

    B.)
    1.)73610-(left ankle)
    2.)73610-(right ankle)
    3.)73620-(left foot)

    QUESTION?
    It is correct to attached MODIFIER 59 to 73620?

    Pls.and thanks.

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    What are all the procedures that were actually done?

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    1.)x-ray on left and right hand 3 views =73130 and 73110 x-ray on left and right wrists
    2.)x-ray on left and right ankle 3 views =73610 and 73620 on left foot only

    thanks

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    Hi Jackie,
    Sorry,these are two different cases I mean number 1 and 2 was done on two different patients.

    thanks

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