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    Medical Coding Books
    Question: Does anyone know if there is an specific list that shows certain cpt codes are not elig for an assist at surgery.

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    http://www.cms.hhs.gov/pfslookup/02_...es&next=Accept

    Select range of CPT code(s)
    Click on Payment Policy Indicator
    Next
    Next
    Enter your CPT code
    Select "All modifiers" on your drop down key
    submit

    Assist Surgery Column-
    0-Medical documentation must support medical necessity for assist
    1-Assist not payable
    2-Assist payable
    9-Concept does not apply
    Rebecca CPC, CPMA, CEMC




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