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    Long Island/New York

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    anyoen familiar with an MJ Qualifier? UHC needs it in box 24g to indicate anesthesia time. This all sounds new to me....

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    Apr 2007
    Lincoln, NE


    The MJ qualifier is part of the ELECTRONIC claim format which informs the clearinghouse/payer that the information in the loop is "minutes" of anesthesia.

    As far as Box 24G this is a field on the PAPER CMS 1500 claim form- total minutes should be entered in this field for anesthesia services submitted to UHC on paper CMS 1500 claims.

    Hope this helps.

    Last edited by jdrueppel; 05-27-2009 at 09:23 PM.

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