Question:

Do you have any tips in regards to repositioning and code 33993?

Answer:

Do not report repositioning when performed during the same session as insertion. Repositioning not requiring imaging guidance is not separately reportable. Repositioning during a separate and distinct session but on the same day as insertion requires modifier 59.

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