Reimbursement policy update Assistant at Surgery (Modifiers 80, 81, 82, AS) - Professional
This policy follows the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines for the codes designated as MPFS Assistant Surgery payment indicator 2 always requiring an assistant surgeon. Codes identified with MPFS Assistant Surgery payment indicators 0, 1, and 9 are not allowed for reimbursement.
For specific policy details, visit the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield reimbursement policy page.
September 2022 Anthem Provider News and Updates - Colorado