• Is there a modifier code we can use to bill cataract surgery after a superficial keratectomy has been done without waiting the standard 90-day global period?


    Is there a modifier code we can use to bill cataract surgery after a superficial keratectomy has been done without waiting the standard 90-day global period?

    The appropriate modifier to use for an unrelated procedure by the same physician during a postoperative period is -79.