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Modifiers for diagnosic codes

  1. Default Modifiers for diagnosic codes
    Medical Coding Books
    The DOL requires a L (for left) or R (for right) modifier for injuries on the DIAGNOSTIC codes. Where does this modifer go on the 1500 form?

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    Columbia, MO
    You cannot modify the diagnosis code in any way. You can apply the RT and LT modifiers to the CPT codes only

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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