AMA CPT® Assistant - 2001 Issue 10 (October)

Modifier (October 2001)

October 2001 page 10a Coding Consultation Modifier, -62 (Q&A) Question I've heard that Medicare will accept the use of the -62 modifier with various endovascular repair procedures, is this correct? AMA Comment You are correct. Medicare will recognize the use of the modifier -62 with the endovascular repair procedures (34800-34832). The change will be retroactive to January 1, 2001. The affected codes that can be billed with the modifier -62 are the series listed above. Also, now billable to Medicare using the -62 modifier are codes 36870, 43231-43132, and 48554-48556. Editor's Note: For further information on the use...

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