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billing for registered nurse 1st assistant

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    Medical Coding Books
    Which modifier would I use for a reg. nurse 1st assist in the or, 81 or 82

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    Milwaukee WI
    Default RN vs NP
    An RN cannot bill as a surgical first assistant. An NP can bill using the AS modifier.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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    Default Actually Tessa......
    I have an RN first assist (RNFA) who is credentialed with some payers. I use an AS except for Medicaid who wants an 80.
    adrianne, cpc

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