Modifier FS

Split (or shared) evaluation and management visit


This modifier is used to indicate the service was a split or shared evaluation and management (E/M) visit.

Correct Use

  • For E/M services split or shared between a physician and a non-physician practitioner (NPP) in a facility setting
  • Physician and NPP in same group

Incorrect Use

  • May not be used in an office or other setting outside of a facility setting defined as hospital or skilled nursing facility



Last Updated Oct 31 , 2022