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Unformatted text preview: modifier to indicate that it is a separate and distinct service provided during the same visit. Then you would bill for the aspiration of the knee joint with the appropriate code using a 59 modifier to indicate a distinct procedural service. Services are sometimes bundled when spinal manipulation codes are used in conjunction with codes for massage or manual therapy services such as soft-tissue mobilization on the same date of service because some insurers believe there is an overlap in the services. References Redmond, M. (2007, October 5). Bundling Of CPT Codes . Retrieved September 19, 2009, from Solutions Medical Billing Blog: http://solutionsmedicalbilling.blogspot.com/2007/10/bundling-of-cpt-codes.html...
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