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  1. #1
    Default 11401-59
    Medical Coding Books
    We did a mole removal for one pt, 7 removals in 7 different parts of the body. Should I use the 59 modifier on the 6?

  2. #2
    Detroit Chapter
    i believe you should

  3. #3
    Yes, under the description for modifier 59 "separate lesion" is indicated.
    Melissa Tescher, CPC, CPMA, CEMC Compliance and Coding Specialist
    Willamette Valley Professional Services member National Advisory Board 2013-2015

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    Unfortunately you will only get paid for 3.

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