Modifier 77 is used to indicate that the same procedure was performed on a patient, but the service was done by a different physician than the first procedure. Use this modifier on the same day or during the global period of the first service.
Use the same CPT® code.
The procedure report should show the medical necessity for the repeat procedure.
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