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51798 + e/m

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    if the physician does and e/m and the bladder scan on the same visit, can i code the e/m with a 25 modifer?? Has anyone had any problems with this

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    Salt Lake City
    I would say it would be fine to code the E&M with a 25 and the bladder scan.
    Jenifer McPolin CPC, CPMA, RCC

  3. Question bladder scan denial
    We are currently an outpatient department of a medical center so our charges are split between facility fee and professional fee. The insurance company has paid the facility fee but is denying the professional fees. Should I have attached a modifier? Is anyone else having his problem? 51798

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