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    Hello, Have a question: patient had a an excision of a mass on the neck at 2cm and another at 3cm. Can I bill this w/ a 51 mod or should code the 21552 alone?

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    Columbia, MO
    you will bill the 21552 and the 21555 with a 59 modifier
    Last edited by mitchellde; 01-03-2012 at 10:11 AM.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Thank you!

    Have a Happy New Year!

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