Overview | Primary Care Exception and modifier GE
There is a primary care exception for residency programs who qualify and there are different rules for reporting these services with the GE modifier.
Those rules are explained in the this article. For additional information, see the CodingIntel guide to Teaching Physician Rules.
CodingIntel members can also download the Teaching Physician quick reference sheet.
Primary Care Exception (GE Modifier)
Definition of modifier GE:
Service has been performed by a resident without the presence of a teaching physician under the primary care exception.
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Revised, Betsy Nicoletti 10/12/2018