76942 Ultrasounic guidance for needle placement (eg, biopsy, aspiration, injection, localization device, imaging supervision and interpretation, has a the following ASC payment indicator for Medicare claims
N1 packaged service/item; no separate payment made
1. If the technical portion of the ultrasound guidance is considered packaged into the payment for the surgical procedure, it is unrealistic to expect the carrier to pay for the global with place service 24 because the equipment was provided.
2. If you don't have 26 modifier on there, and you are billing for professional portion, they are going to deny it.
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