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Thread: List of surgeries that allow for an assistant

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    Default List of surgeries that allow for an assistant

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    I could be crazy, but it seems I used to have a list of cpt codes that medicare allowed assistant surgeons to be billed.

    I can't find one now and it would be very beneficial to me today. Any help is greatly appreciated.

    Thanks

    Laura, CPC, CEMC

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    Pull up the MFSDB on the CMS website and there is a column that tells you whether assistants are allowed per CPT code.

    http://www.cms.hhs.gov/PhysicianFeeS...FSRVF/list.asp

    Lisi, CPC

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    Thanks Lisi.

    I swear, there used to be a list of all the codes. Oh, well.

    Laura, CPC, CEMC

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