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od 51 and 59 iwth 80 mod?

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    Default mod 51 and 59 with 80 mod?
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    When I am billing surgical assists, I realize I need to use the 80 modifiers for my assistant MD surgeon. Question is do I also need to use the 59,51 just as on the actual surgeon charges? Does the claim get further reduced after the 80?

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    Greeley, Colorado
    Yep - but the -80 comes first.

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