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Need modifier help

Lynn Posted Mon 03rd of January, 2011 22:27:59 PM

I need to know what modifier to add to this note found at the bottom of an operative report? (removal of a subcutaneous nodule) There is no indication of where procedure was done (e.g., hospital, Out Pt surgery, Doctors office...

TEACHING PHYSICIAN ATTESTATION FOR PRESENCE CURING CRITICAL PORTIONS: I was present for the key/critical portions of the procedure, and Dr. _____ remained immediately available for the duration of the procedure.

SuperCoder Answered Tue 04th of January, 2011 18:18:41 PM

I hope GC modifier is appropriate here.

Lynn Posted Wed 05th of January, 2011 04:57:11 AM

Isn't that the CMS one. What about the one for 3rd party payer?

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