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    So, I am doing this coding test and one I am not sure of.
    A patient comes into his doctors office for an xray "only" appointment. Does it get a 26 or TC modifier or none.
    My thought is TC due to not being seen by the provider that day to read.
    Feedback is greatly appreciated!
    Thank you!

  2. #2
    I would say no modifier. 26 is used when the equipment is not yours - for the professional reading only
    The question I would ask myself is was it your equipment, is your physician going to interpret the findings?
    if so it would be bill for reimbursement of a total component.
    hope this helps

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