Assistant at Surgery

Indicates services where an assistant at surgery is never paid for per Medicare Claims Manual.

0 Payment restriction for assistants at surgery applies to this procedure unless supporting documentation is submitted to establish medical necessity.
1 Statutory payment restriction for assistants at surgery applies to this procedure. Assistant at surgery may not be paid.
2 Payment restriction for assistants at surgery does not apply to this procedure. Assistant at surgery may be paid.
9 Concept does not apply.
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