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Old 08-18-2009, 05:08 AM
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Hi Friends,

Please help me with this

Our neurologist performs Chemodenervation of muscles of facial nerve, neck muscle, & muscles of extremity .
We have got the CPT codes for same
64612 - Chemodenervation of muscle(s); muscle(s) innervated by facial nerve
64613 - Chemodenervation of muscle(s); neck muscle
64614 - Chemodenervation of muscle(s); extremity

Which modifier should we use to code all these services on same day ?
59 or 51 ? & For which procedure ?

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Old 08-18-2009, 06:13 AM
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64614
64612 -51
64613-51

I've ranked them based on RVU order. Since CCI edits do not have bundling edits against these codes, I would select modifier 51.
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Rebecca, I was getting ready to answer this question, when I saw your reply. I was so relieved to see it echoed mine! Finally learning these procedures, and you helped along the way!!!---Suzanne CPC-A,
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