HCPCS Modifier R


Description
HCPCS modifier R to indicate the origin or destination of an ambulance transport when the location is a residence.

Guidelines and Instructions
  • Submit this modifier to indicate the origin or destination of an ambulance transport when the location is a residence. The patient's residence is the place where he or she makes his/her home and dwells permanently, or for an extended period of time. In contrast, a skilled nursing facility (SNF) is one that is listed in the Directory of Medical Facilities as a participating SNF or as an institution which meets section 1861(j)(1) of the Social Security Act.
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Last Updated: 07/16/2020