CPT® 79, Under Provider Services and Ambulatory Service Center Modifiers

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 79 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Provider Services and Ambulatory Service Center Modifiers.

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Append modifier 79 to a procedure that is unrelated to the original procedure that the same provider performed and is performed during the original procedure’s postoperative period.

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