Fam Pract Manag. 1999 Oct;6(9):10.
In the July/August 1999 issue of Family Practice Management (Coding and Documentation), Kent Moore concurred with a reader's use of a −52 modifier with a preventive medicine visit code “when the visit is an abbreviated screening visit.” He has learned that it is not appropriate, from a CPT perspective, to add a −52 modifier to a preventive medicine visit code.
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