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modifier 59
« on: March 18, 2013, 04:34:00 PM »
do i use modifier 59 when billing 97032,97140,97112,97110?
when i add the modifier do i add it to each code or only to one?

DMK

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Re: modifier 59
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2013, 10:00:56 AM »
If they are each individually performed services you add it to each service.

QueenAlicia

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Re: modifier 59
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2013, 01:56:55 PM »
Is this for Physical Therapy?  I just saw the 97110 code

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Re: modifier 59
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2013, 09:36:48 PM »
it is for a provider that did therapy on a patient.

QueenAlicia

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Re: modifier 59
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2013, 10:11:01 PM »
Yes, I see the therapy but is it for a Chiro or PT?  They use the some same codes and mods. DMK is right.  I download the medicare billing guides for the different specialty's and they give which codes and modifiers to use.  Usually the other panels follow medicare/medicaid guidelines but not all.  Good luck.