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Sub-Field: 509850.41

Package: Quasar

A&SP PROCEDURE CODE(#509850.4)-->509850.41

Sub-Field: 509850.41


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A&SP PROCEDURE CODE(#509850.4) ALLOWABLE MODIFIERS 509850.41 Quasar

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Field # Name Loc Type Details
.01 ALLOWABLE MODIFIERS 0;1 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>30!($L(X)<1) X
  • LAST EDITED:  AUG 24, 1995
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter a modifier code for this CPT procedure code.
  • DESCRIPTION:  The ALLOWABLE MODIFIERS field contains the letter modifiers for a CPT procedure code. CPT-4 codes for Audiology and Speech Pathology may not adequately describe the scope or variety of procedures seen by audiologists
    and speech pathologists.  Recognizing this deficiency, modifiers have been developed for certain codes to clarify procedures or to provide codes for procedures where no codes now exist.  New modifiers should only be
    added at the direction of the Director, Audiology and Speech Pathology Service (VAHQ).
  • EXECUTABLE HELP:  W !?5,"Input should take place ONLY through the QUASAR menu options.",!
  • NOTES:  XXXX--CAN'T BE ALTERED EXCEPT BY PROGRAMMER
  • CROSS-REFERENCE:  509850.41^B
    1)= S ^ACK(509850.4,DA(1),1,"B",$E(X,1,30),DA)=""
    2)= K ^ACK(509850.4,DA(1),1,"B",$E(X,1,30),DA)
.02 DESCRIPTION 0;2 FREE TEXT

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:$L(X)>30!($L(X)<3) X
  • LAST EDITED:  JUL 25, 1995
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Your answer must be 3 to 30 characters in length.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The DESCRIPTION field contains the descriptor for the modifier of the CPT-4 procedure code.  This descriptor should only be edited at the direction of the Director, Audiology and Speech Pathology Service (VAHQ).
.03 COST 0;3 NUMBER

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  S:X["$" X=$P(X,"$",2) K:X'?.N.1".".2N!(X>9999)!(X<0) X
  • LAST EDITED:  JUL 25, 1995
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter a dollar amount between 0 and 9999 with 2 decimal digits.
  • DESCRIPTION:  The COST field contains the current unit cost for each CPT-4 procedure modifier. You can use average community costs from private sector hospitals and clinics, Medicare reimbursement rates, or insurance UCRs. You can
    also enter real costs, if these are known.
.04 *CARD CODE 0;4 NUMBER

  • INPUT TRANSFORM:  K:+X'=X!(X>60)!(X<1)!(X?.E1"."1N.N) X
  • LAST EDITED:  AUG 14, 1995
  • HELP-PROMPT:  Enter a number between 1 and 60 with 0 decimal digits.
  • DESCRIPTION:  
    The CARD CODE field has been marked for deletion.  Card code capability was not implemented in QUASAR V. 1.0.  Eighteen months after the release of QUASAR V. 2.0, this field can be removed.
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