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Old 03-12-2008, 09:16 AM
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Default Cpt 30140

I'm new to ENT. In the past this cpt 30140 has also been billed as a bilateral procedure. I'm looking in CPT 2008 and it doesn't stated it can be billed bilaterally. It says partial or complete.

So I understand this to mean no modifier 50 should be added to this code if it is done as a bilateral procedure. Correct?

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Old 03-12-2008, 10:12 AM
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It is still a bilateral allowed procedure...it says "turbinate". I also double checked my CPT expert as well as Encoder cause you had me worried for a sec.
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Thank you. I was looking in a Ingenix coding companion and it didn't offer the bilater information there. Sorry to have worried you. Thanks again.
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It is still a bilateral allowed procedure...it says "turbinate". I also double checked my CPT expert as well as Encoder cause you had me worried for a sec.

It is -50 allowed
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