AMA CPT® Assistant - 2011 Issue 8 (August)

Modifiers (Q&A) (August 2011)

August 2011 page 10b Modifiers Question: Why are the codes listed in Appendices D and E of the CPT codebook exempt from modifier 51, Multiple Procedures? Answer: The codes listed in Appendices D and E of the CPT codebook do not require the use of modifier 51 to signal a payment reduction as the work values for these services have already been reduced. ♦ Modifiers (Q&A) (August 2011). CPT® Assistant. 2011; August 2011 page 10b ...

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