modifier help - used in an ASC

nsteinhauser

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According to the "Modifiers Approved for Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Hospital Outpatient Use" in Appendix A of the CPT book, yes, -79 is allowed.

Some payers don't care about that appendix - but it's there.

Hope that helps.
 

monatuccillo

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Mona CPC

Yes you can but you have to make sure your documents support that procedure is unrelated to the original procedure becuase Pt. I believe is still in Global period.
 
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