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S2900 modifier?

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    If a physician is using the DaVinci robotic device in the hospital setting would we put a modifier 26 on S2900 for the physician service? I know that S2900 is not regonized by Medicare but wondering if certain commercial carriers may pay for this and I don't think a modifer 26 is required because this HCPCS code is a temporary code. How would we come up with a fee to charge? Just need to verify my opinion. Thanks for any input!

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    Charleston, South Carolina
    You do not need modifier 26. This is not a procedure that has a technical component and a professional component. It is an add-on code to the primary procedure.
    Machelle Morningstar, CPC, COC, CEMC, COSC
    AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

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