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    Modifier: 2ANU

    ANESTHETIC TIME PREMIUM UNITS

    This modifier is system derived from the information entered in the calls field when the Anesthetic time unit premium role modifier (2ANES) is used. EACH UNIT REPRESENTS 5 MINUTES. ADDITIONAL 5 MINUTE UNITS MAY NOT BE CLAIMED UNLESS A FULL 5 MINUTES HAS ELASPED.

    Codes:

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    2ANU
    ANESTHETIC TIME PREMIUM UNITS

    For anesthetic claimed on a time basis, claim the entire elapsed time against the health service code which has the 2ANES modifier, even if multiple procedures are done. (Example: if procedure A and B take a combined total of 2 hours, claim 2 hours against the health service code which has the 2ANES modifier). 2 hours equals 24 calls.