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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
    Boise Idaho

    Default 11401-59

    AAPC: Back to School
    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
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Detroit Chapter


    i believe you should

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007


    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

  4. #4


    Unfortunately you will only get paid for 3.

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