HCPCS Modifier U

Urgent Care Center


  • Submit this modifier to indicate the destination of an ambulance transport for an ET3 model ambulance claim, when the location is an Urgent Care Center 
  • Additional documentation may be required to support the need for this ambulance trip 


  • CMS Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model web page
  • CMS Ambulance website

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