I would say that you cannot use those modifiers on ASA codes. Anesthesiologists are not surgeons, so mod-80 is out. Mod-53 is for surgeries that are discontinued AFTER anesthesia is started. Since anesthesia was started, it had to finish, so it is complete and no modifier is needed. In the case of mod-78, the patient is returned to the operating room for another procedure, so that is an entirely different anesthesia session that the original. Again, no modifier needed.
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