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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??
edited May 2017
Modifier 78 Fact Sheet - WPS
wpsmedicare.com › J8 MAC Part B › Resources › Modifiers
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 ...