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Help! Surgery modifier needed

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    We are performing a huge surgery where on Day 1 we will operate for 10 hours - close the site - then on Day 2 operate for 10 more hours. What modifier should I use???

    Mary, CPC

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    Fayetteville, NC
    58 it is for a staged or related procedure during the postoperative period by the same physician

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