General practice 00197 - Surgical assistance - operations over $529.00

General Info

Billing Amount: $260.35

Minimum number of minutes per unit: 0 Mins

Max units / day / patient: 0

Max units / year / patient: 0

Surgical Code




Obstetrics and Gynecology:
In those rare situations where an assistant is required for minor surgery a detailed explanation of need must accompany the account to the Plan.

Obstetrics and Gynecology:
Where an assistant at surgery assists at two operations in different areas performed by the same or different surgeon(s) under one anesthesic, s/he may charge a separate assistant fee for each operation, except for bilateral procedures, procedures within the same body cavity or procedures on the same limb.

Obstetrics and Gynecology:
Visit fees are not payable with surgical assistance listings on the same day, unless each service is performed at a distinct/separate time. In these instances, each claim must state time service was rendered.