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modifier help for 66984

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    Default modifier help for 66984
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    Patient has 66984- RT on 5-22. On 6-25 has 66984-LT. What modifier do I use. 58 or 79

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    Since it's not the same eye, I've used modifier 79. I hope that's correct.

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    Thanks

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    yes, modifier 79 is correct for the second eye within the post op period.

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