Append modifier 26 to indicate professional services whether in an office, inpatient or outpatient setting.
Submit global services on one line. Do not append a modifier when submitting claims for global services; providers should only bill globally when they have performed the imaging service and the interpretation in an office setting.
Append modifier 50 (bilateral procedure) to bilateral surgical procedure code(s) that require the use of a modifier.
Submit bilateral surgical procedure code(s) on one claim line/service line with one unit.
Append modifier 51 (multiple procedures) to all surgical procedures that are billed in addition to the primary surgical procedure.
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