AMA CPT® Assistant - 1998 Issue 4 (April)

Medicine, Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization, Modifier -26 (Q&A) (April 1998)

April 1998 page 15a Coding Consultation Medicine, Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization, Modifier -26 (Q&A) Question Does apply to the diagnostic cardiac catheterization procedure codes? AMA Comment It is not appropriate to append modifier -26 to codes 93539-93545, as these codes represent solely professional responsibilities. Modifier -26 should be appended to procedure codes 93501-93536, 93555 and 93556, as these codes have been determined to have both a technical and professional component. Medicine, Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization, Modifier -26 (Q&A). CPT® Assistant. 1998; April 1998 page 15a ...

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