31 terms

MEDICAL CODING--MODIFIERS

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INCREASED PROCEDURAL SERVICES
23
UNUSUAL ANESTHESIA
24
UNRELATED EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT SERVICE BY THE SAME PHYSICIAN DURING A POST OP PERIOD
25
SIGNIFICANT SEPERATLY IDENTIFIABLE E/M SERVICE BY THE SAME PHYSICIAN ON THE SAME DAY OF THE PROCEDURE OR OTHER SERVICE
26
PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT
32
MANDATED SERVICES
47
ANESTHESIA BY SURGEON
50
BILATERAL PROCEDURES
51
MULTIPLE PROCEDURES
52
REDUCED SERVICES
53
DISCONTINUED PROCEDURE
54
SURGICAL CARE ONLY
55
POSTOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT ONLY
56
PREOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT ONLY
57
DECISION FOR SURGERY
58
STAGED OR RELATED PROCEDURE OR SERVICE BY THE SAME PHYSICIAN DURING THE POST OP PERIOD
59
USED TO INDICATE THAT SERCICES THAT ARE USUALLY BUNDLED INTO OBE PAYMENT WERE PROCIDED AS SEPERATE SERVICES.
62
TWO SURGEONS ACTED AS CO-SURGEONS
63
PROCEDURE PERFORMED ON INFANTS LESS THEN 4 KG
66
SURGICAL TEAM USED FOR COMPLEX SURGERYS
76
REPEAT PROCEDURE OR SERVICE BY SAME PHYSICIAN
77
REPEAT PROCEDURE BY ANOTHER PHYSICIAN
78
UNPLANNED RETURN TO THE OPERATING PROCEDURE ROOM BY THE SAME PHYSICIAN FOLLOWING INITIAL PROCEDURE FOR A RELATED PROCEDURE DURING THE POST OPERATIVE PERIOD
79
UNRELATED PROCEDURE OR SERVICE BY THE SAME PHYSICIAN DURING THE POST OP PERIOD
80
ASSISTANT SURGEON
81
MINIMUM ASSISTANT SURGEON
82
ASSISTANT SURGEON ( WHEN QUALIFIED RESIDENT SURGEON NOT AVAILABLE)
90
REFERENCE (OUTSIDE LABS)
91
REPEAT CLINICAL DIAGNOSTIC LAB TEST
92
ALTERNATIVE LAB PLATFORM TESTING
99
THIS MODIFIER IS USED ONLY IF THE THIRD PARTY PAYER DOES NOT ACCEPT THE ADDITION OF MULTIPLE MODIFIERS TO A CODE.