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MOD 93 RULES

Pauline Posted Mon 02nd of July, 2012 11:37:37 AM

If a family member acts as the interpereter, can Mod 93 be used?

SuperCoder Answered Mon 02nd of July, 2012 12:57:42 PM

Yes, it can be. As per worker compensation forums. modifier -93 can be used if family members, friends, physician's staff, or a professional interpreter is interpreting.
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As per California Worker's compensation, AAPC Chapter Meeting, April 16, 2009, OMFS pays 10% premium above E/M fee schedule fee for use of interpreter. Documentation must indicate first and last name of interpreter. No requirement for who the interpreter can be.

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