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Coding => Coding => Topic started by: Antonysequeira on September 07, 2012, 03:29:30 AM

Title: MODIFIER AM
Post by: Antonysequeira on September 07, 2012, 03:29:30 AM
Can anyone help me to understand the usage of AM modifier?

Many Thanks
Title: Re: MODIFIER AM
Post by: Michele on September 10, 2012, 06:56:13 AM
AM - Physician Assistant (PA) services,  The AM modifier is attached to a CPT code if the service was provided by a physician assistant.  Usually the rendering NPI is the supervising physician and the modifier indicates the service was performed by a PA.
Title: Re: MODIFIER AM
Post by: Antonysequeira on September 10, 2012, 10:14:18 AM
Thank you Michele,

Can we use this Modifier with any E&M codes like 99212 or 99213
Title: Re: MODIFIER AM
Post by: Michele on September 11, 2012, 10:57:04 AM
Yes.
Title: Re: MODIFIER AM
Post by: Antonysequeira on September 12, 2012, 11:06:29 AM
Thanks a lot