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What modifiers are allowed with the CCI edits?


Anatomical Modifiers

E1 Upper left, eyelid

E2 Lower left, eyelid

E3 Upper right, eyelid

E4 Lower right, eyelid

FA Left hand, thumb

F1 Left hand, second digit

F2 Left hand, third digit

F3 Left hand, fourth digit

F4 Left hand, fifth digit

F5 Right hand, thumb

F6 Right hand, second digit

F7 Right hand, third digit

F8 Right hand, fourth digit

F9 Right hand, fifth digit

LC Left circumflex coronary artery

LD Left anterior descending coronary artery

LM Left main coronary artery


RC Right coronary artery 

RI Ramus intermedius

LT Left Side - Used to identify procedures performed on the left side of the body.

RT Right Side - Used to identify procedures performed on the right side of the body.

TA Left foot, great toe

T1 Left foot, second digit

T2 Left foot, third digit

T3 Left foot, fourth digit

T4 Left foot, fifth digit

T5 Right foot, great toe

T6 Right foot, second digit

T7 Right foot, third digit

T8 Right foot, fourth digit

T9 Right foot, fifth digit

Global Surgery Modifiers


24 Unrelated Evaluation and Management Service by the Same Physician during a Postoperative Period 


25 Significant, Separately Identifiable Evaluation and Management Service by the Same Physician on the Same Day of the Procedure or Other Service

57 Decision for Surgery


58 Staged or Related Procedure or Service by the Same Physician During the Postoperative Period

78 Return to the Operating Room for a Related Procedure During the Postoperative Period

79 Unrelated Procedure or Service by the Same Physician During the Postoperative Period

Other Modifiers

59 Distinct Procedural Service

91 Repeat Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Test

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