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    I'm wondering if anyone would know how to report modifiers for an Anesthesiologist who is supervising two residents during concurrent procedures?
    I know if supervising one (1:1) it would be 00452 AA,GC under the supervising physicians name. Would it be the same for a 1:2 ratio just reported under different patients?
    Last edited by ank3t; 10-07-2016 at 05:54 AM.

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    First, let me preface this with we do not have residents so I do not bill the GC modifier.
    It would appear the QK GC modifiers would be more appropriate as the MDA cannot be personally performing (AA modifier) 2 concurrent cases so that would make it medical direction.

    Julie, CPC
    Last edited by jdrueppel; 01-04-2009 at 09:02 AM. Reason: corrected modifier order

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    Chicopee, MA


    I'm going to agree, we do use the QK modifier as well
    Tarringo T Vaughan BA, CPC
    Director of Pain Management
    Billing Services

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