Question:

Can we use modifier 76 to indicate repeat laboratory services?

Answer:

It is inappropriate to use modifiers 76 or 77 to indicate repeat laboratory services. Separate consideration for reimbursement will not be given to laboratory codes reported with modifier 76 or 77.

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