What is place of service code 24?

What is place of service code 24?

What is place of service code 24?

Ambulatory Surgical Center
Database (updated September 2021)

Place of Service Code(s) Place of Service Name
23 Emergency Room – Hospital
24 Ambulatory Surgical Center
25 Birthing Center
26 Military Treatment Facility

What place of service code is entered in box 24b of the CMS 1500 for an urgent care facility?

List of Place of Service Codes

Code(s) Place of Service Name Date
20 Urgent Care Facility 2003-01-01
21 Inpatient Hospital prior to 2003
22 On Campus-Outpatient Hospital prior to 2003, Description change effective January 1, 2016
23 Emergency Room – Hospital prior to 2003

Which code is used for place of service?

A: The Place of Service codes can be found on the CMS website and contains two-digit codes placed on health care professional claims to indicate the setting in which a service was provided. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) maintains POS codes used throughout the health care industry.

Is POS 24 a facility or non facility?

By definition, a “facility” place-of-service is thought of as a hospital or skilled nursing facility (SNF) or even an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) (POS codes 21, POS 31 and POS 24, respectively), while “non-facility” is most often associated with the physician’s office (POS code 11).

Which of the following codes is assigned to an urgent care facility as the place of service?


POS Code POS Name
20 Urgent Care Facility
21 Inpatient Hospital
22 On-Campus Outpatient Hospital
23 Emergency Room – Hospital

What is Box 24c?

Box 24c. EMG indicator (also called emergency indicator) is a carryover from the older CMS-1500 form and is unlikely to be required on current claims. If needed, however, you can add the ‘EMG’ field via the service line Column Chooser. Acceptable values are Y or N.

What is Facility vs non facility?

In general, Facility services are provided within a hospital, ambulatory surgery center, or skilled nursing facility. Non Facility services are provided everywhere else and include outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, home services, etc.

When can modifier 24 be used?

Use CPT modifier 24 for unrelated evaluation and management service during a postoperative (global) period. The global period of a major surgery is the day prior to, day of and 90 days after the surgery.