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modifier 62 and 80

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    Can you use modifier 62 and 80 on the same claim?
    The surgeons worked together on one procedure and assisted on
    the others. I was told to use one modifer or the other, not both together on
    the same claim
    Please help

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    If two separate procedures at the same session, but undertaken one after the other by these two surgeons only,
    then: Say Dr.A was Primary surgeon and Dr. B was assisitant surgeon for procedure X.
    For this X procudure code , Dr.A would be claiming his bill modifier 80-for Asst Surgeon Dr.B

    Dr. B was the primary surgeon for ProcedureY assisted by Dr.A, then Dr.B would claim his bill with Y procedure code; modifier 80- for assistant Surgeon Dr.A
    Hope it is understandable

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