Friday, November 26, 2010

ambulance billing modifier

Modifier Listing for Ambulance Billing

The following list includes the current modifiers that are recognized by Medicare for billing purposes. Please consult your current HCPCS and CPT manuals for more detailed information regarding each modifier. Modifiers used for ambulance billing have been separated out and can be found towards the end of this article. For ambulance destination modifiers the first modifier indicates the pick-up point and the second indicates the point of destination. DME modifiers are omitted.

Ambulance modifiers

GM Multiple patient transport
QL Patient pronounced dead after ambulance called
QM Ambulance services provided under arrangement by a hospital
QN Ambulance services furnished directly by a hospital

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