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Modifier Q6

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    I have looked everywhere what is Q6 and when is it appropriate to use?

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    It is used when you have a locum tenens doctor covering for your doctor when he/she takes time off - like for maternity leave, extended vacations, if the doctor is in the military, etc... Does that help?

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    We use it at our facilities for locum tenens doctors. Hope this helps.
    Dawson Ballard, Jr., CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CCS-P, CPC-P, CRHC, AAPC Fellow
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    We also use it for our Hospitalists Program billing when we have locum tenens cover and it does pay!

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