Legislation

Medicare Administrative Contractors have published policies on the nonphysician surgical assistant and their eligibility to receive reimbursement. Below are links to their published policies.

February 2, 2102
First Coast Service Options
Appropriate use of assistant at surgery modifiers and payment indicators

July 6, 2012
Clarification of Appropriate Use of Assistant at Surgery Modifiers

August 2011
Trailblazer Non-physician Practitioners Medicare Part B Guide

August 2011
Noridian Administrative Services
Medicare B News Issue Surgical Assistant Billing Services

Cigna Reimbursement Opportunity for Florida Surgical Assistants
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