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    Apr 2007

    Question Modifier 80

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    Does anyone know if when you bill for the assistant surgeon only and in another practice a physician bills for the main fee do you need any additional information on the claim for the assistant surgeon other than the 80 mod?

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    Apr 2007
    Seacoast- Dover New Hampshire


    I would make sure that the dx and procedure codes match.
    Karen Barron, CPC
    Hampton New Hampshire Chapter

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    Hi Stacy,
    From what i know is you have to verify first if your code is payable for the assistant surgeon, you ca verify it to the link below just click it, then click the I Agree and Accept, then choose (type of information) payment policy indicator, and then type your procedure code.

    Hope this can help.



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