I wouldn't use a modifier.
I would drop the claim to paper and send along with the medical records and a letter explaining the different specialties. This way you give them all the info they need to determine payment from the get go. And, if your group is credentialed as a multispecialty group, you shouldn't have any problems getting it paid and shouldn't have to send in the documentation...
Also- you say "second dr's consultation" I wouldn't consider this a consultation but rather a referral. The first Dr. knew it was a hernia and since he doesn't do surgery, he's passing the patient off to a surgeon that will. It should be coded as an established patient visit 99211-99215.
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