Dec 2nd, 2015 - kcrossley
Can/should 78/79 modifiers be used with an add-on code?
Pt had a kidney transplant 09/20/15 (50360 & 50323-51/RT).
Pt then had an incisional hernia repair with mesh on 10/21/2015 which was coded as by our coders:
We are not sure if the add-on code needs a modifier due to the previous major surgery.