CPT® 82, Under Provider Services and Ambulatory Service Center Modifiers

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 82 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Provider Services and Ambulatory Service Center Modifiers.

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Summary

Append modifier 82 to a procedure code for an assistant surgeon when he assists an operating, or principal, surgeon during an entire procedure because a medical resident was unavailable to assist.

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