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    I am new to ASC's...I only code surgeries/procedures for hospital (outpatient basis) Is there a difference in the coding of the two? Meaning, I normally don't code for supplies, drugs,medicines, etc.. used during operations. Do ASC's normally code for these things? Any other differences? Thanks!

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    No, there is no difference. Only the surgical procedures are reported on the claim. In some instances supplies may be reported. Check with the individual carrier regarding this.:

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    Thanks, Also what about modifiers? Which list are commonly used other than level II HCPS?

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