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Ana Burke

  1. Red face Ana Burke
    Medical Coding Books
    I am coding for PA to Medicaid. What modifier should i use to show that services are rendered by PA.
    thank you

  2. #2
    There is no modifier needed. You either bill the claim with the PA's provider number, or bill the claim "incident-to" the physician's services.
    Walker Bachman, CPC, CPPM

  3. #3
    Milwaukee WI
    Default Assistant at surgery
    If the PA is an assistant at surgery you would use the AS modifier.

    If the PA acted alone you can bill E/M or procedures within the PA's scope of practice under the PA's name without any modifier.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

  4. #4
    Opps.. she's right! I missed that one. My PA's just do office based E/M and simple office procedures.
    Walker Bachman, CPC, CPPM

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