HCPCS Modifier X

Published 07/16/2020

HCPCS Modifier X — intermediate stop at physician's office en route to the hospital (includes HMO non-hospital facility, clinic, etc.).

Guidelines and Instructions
  • Submit this modifier to indicate the destination of an ambulance transport when the location is a physician's office
  • This modifier may only be used as a destination and not an origin
  • A physician's office is not a covered destination. However, under special circumstances, an ambulance transport may temporarily stop at a physician's office without affecting the coverage status of the transport

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