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    Default modifier for covering doc??

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    I need help - it has been awhile since I coded hospital visits for a doc who covers for another doc and I can't remember if I need a modifier or not. Can someone help?? I appreciate any help I can get

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    Apr 2007

    Question Coverage

    If he is covering in reference to a locum tenen you would use Q6 modifier

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    Apr 2007
    San Antonio, Texas

    Default Modifiers for covering doctors

    If the doctor who is covering is using his billing information, the billing does not require a modifier. Coverage rules state the visit is to be billed as an established patient visit.

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