Daily Archives: October 5, 2020

Use of MODIFIER GQ – Telehealth Modifier

Use of MODIFIER GQ – Telehealth Modifier

What is the GQ modifier? Per the AMA, Modifier GQ means, “Via an asynchronous telecommunications system.” Asynchronous telemedicine means that medical care was provided via image and video that was not provided in real-time. According to John Verhovshek, when reporting a covered end-stage renal disease-related service telehealth code (e.g., 90951 End-stage renal disease (ESRD) related […]