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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert


Meet All 7 Criteria Before Claiming Medical Direction

Plus: Know when exceptions might apply. Before appending modifiers QY (Medical direction of one certified registered nurse anesthetist [CRNA] by an anesthesiologist) or QK (Medical direction of two, three, or four concurrent anesthesia procedures involving qualified individuals) to your anesthesiologist’s claim, verify that he or she meets all seven criteria  necessity. Also know that certain services can be performed without [...]