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    My doctor did a post op nasopharyngoscopy - I coded it with a 58 but Medicare denied it with reason code of inconsistent modifier or required modifier missing. Would this be coded with a 59 instead? Any help would be appreciated!

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    Was this done in the OR? If so, look at modifiers 78 and 79.

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    No, this was done in the office

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