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    when using modifier 59 and 26 which comes first--ex: 72275 26 59 or 72275 59 26?

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    26 would come first.

    The only way I know to explain it is to say that the "Pro fee" nature of the charge takes precedence over another reimbursement-affecting mod (59).

    Good luck!

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