I have a situation where two of are doctors from the same specialty (cardiothoracic) under the same tax ID are doing a procedure together. Dr. A is doing a CABG while Dr. B is doing a Carotid procedure, normally performed by vascular surgeons. (Dr. B apparently is knowledgeable of and allowed to perform this procedure.) Would both these procedures be covered? How could I bill for this? Would I be able to use the 62 modifier even thought both surgeons are from the same specialty? Would Dr. B have to re-credential with Medicare under a â€śVascularâ€ť subspecialty, should he perform the carotid procedure? If there is any literature on this situation please tell me where I could find it.
Thank you for your help, I appreciate any information you can supply me with. Once again thank you.
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