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Reader Question:
Save Locum Tenens for Physicians

Question: Are we allowed to report a nonphysician practitioner’s (NPP) services with a locum tenens modifier? He is filling in for one of our NPPs who is on medical leave following surgery. California Subscriber Answer: No, you cannot report modifier Q6 (Service furnished under a fee-for-time compensation arrangement by a substitute physician; or by a substitute physical therapist furnishing outpatient [...]