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    Default Modifier SM

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    Can anyone provide some insight into usage of modifier SM? Effect on payment/payer specific.


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    Apr 2007
    Columbus GA

    Smile SM modifier

    What I have known of the SM mod is that it "denotes a second opinion and should only be used when there is a question concerning a diagnosis or the options for surgery or other treatment of a health condition" and it is attached to the E&M code used

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    Thank you

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