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MEDI-CAL modifiers

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    hi! does anyone know the correct medi-cal modifiers for ASC coding? we were using the ZM modifier but now being denied....should i be using AG instead?
    we havent had much medi-cal not very familiar withthe modifiers required from asc, im new to asc coding! any help is appreciated!!

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    Columbia, MO
    I can look into this a little further if you give me a scenario where you think you would need the modifier, also remember that all X Y and Z modifiers and codeds were deleted in 02 I believe was the year and can no longer be used.

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    thanks...those are the same links i have for Medi-cal...we've been billing out the ZM or ZN modifiers along with the colonoscopies before for supplies/drugs, depending on the anesthesia used...but not is denied...not sure if it changed since it's now 2009...i havent found any updated info on it... i guess i'll call there telephonic c/s # and wait for 5 hours on hold/transfer! thanks though!

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