Results 1 to 2 of 2

Multiple Surgery Codes for ASCs

  1. Default Multiple Surgery Codes for ASCs
    New Call-to-action
    Does anyone know where I could find a document that CMS puts forth that shows whether a code is deemed "S" (surgical code, subject to multiple surgery reduction) or deemed "F" (facility code, not subject to multiple surgery reduction)? I like to have these things in writing when possible. I haven't had luck scouring through the CMS website. A link would help, if possible.

    Thanks for any help!

    Janel Bieniek,
    RHIT, CPB

  2. #2
    Default
    Medical Billing
    Hi Janel!

    You can check if a code is subject to multiple procedure discounting by downloading the CMS ASC payment rate file. I have linked it below.
    Download the file that corresponds with the date of service you're working on. Open the Excel spreadsheet that's in the Zip file and the discounting indicator is in column D. Y means "Yes" and N means "No".

    https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicar...a_Updates.html

    Hope this helps!
    Stephan Tong, CPB, CPC, COC
    Medical Billing, Coding, and Credentialing Freelancer | AAPC Certified Biller and Coder | ASC Specialist
    Cell: (323) 360-8270 | Fax: (346) 291-8496 | Website: www.stongrcm.com

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-07-2017, 11:25 AM
  2. Billing L codes and ASCs
    By Bethy4444 in forum Billing/Reimbursement
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-18-2014, 01:30 PM
  3. Diagnoses for ASCs
    By reichtina320 in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-10-2010, 07:49 AM
  4. ICD-10 and ASCs
    By carriep9829 in forum ICD-10
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-23-2009, 05:33 AM
  5. fluoroscopy in ASCs
    By bmiller in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 04-09-2008, 02:38 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?

Login

Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.