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    Can anyone help direct me to or are familiar with certified surgical assistant billing. I am currently billing for a surgical assistant and trying to get her claims paid is a time, was trying to find a little information that would assist in this journey.


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    Code the same CPT code as the surgeon and add the modifier

    If she is an MD assist code with mod -80. If she is a PA assist code with mod -AS

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