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Separately Identifiable Service

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    Does anyone have a good, clear, concise definition or explanation for Separate and Identifiable?

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    Columbia, MO
    If you are talking in relation to the 25 modifier?
    Every procedure or service has an assessment/eval and resources that are necessary in order to adequately perform the service. To be separately identifiable there must be an assessment/eval or resources used that go over above and beyond the need to perform the service and the procedure or service must be identified in a stand alone note or paragraph, not as a part of the assessment.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Thank you, this supports my assertations!!!!

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