Repeat Trigger Finger

Good Friday afternoon! My brain must be in weekend mode already.
Patient had a trigger finger release. On day 80, the surgeon repeated the release because the patient had a recurrence of symptoms. What modifier? 58? 78? Something else??

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  • edited May 2017
    Modifier 78 Fact Sheet - WPS

    wpsmedicare.com › J8 MAC Part B › Resources › Modifiers


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    Fact Sheet for Correct Use of Modifier 78. ... Unplanned return to the
    operating room by the same physician following initial procedure for a
    related procedure ...

    Sincerely,

    Marla
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