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51797 Mod 51 - add on code

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    Is it correct to bill CPT 51797 with modifier 51 as this CPT is an add on code?

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    No. Per CPT, "add-on" codes are exempt from modifier 51.

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    Thanks!!

    The question is that simple but sometimes the way the doctor comes up with an issue and confidently disputes you, it makes you fall back on this forum...

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