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surgical assists

Trish Posted Fri 09th of November, 2012 13:04:08 PM

Does anyone know where I can find documentation that payment for a surgical assistant does not effect the primary surgeons payment.Our neurosurgeon is questioning that the assistants payment is comming out of his.

SuperCoder Answered Mon 12th of November, 2012 03:19:48 AM

Please follow this medicare link to get a complete scenario. It will help you to determine the payment methodology.

http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNMattersArticles/downloads/MM6123.pdf

Thanks

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