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EM Coding Alert

UHC Now Mandates Appending Modifier SA on NPP E/M Claims

Not all payers follow this particular policy, so double-check with your individual payers. Do you bill non-physician practitioners' (NPPs) evaluation and management (E/M) services to UnitedHealthcare (UHC)? If so, make sure you didn't miss their new policy, which now requires you to append modifier SA (Nurse practitioner rendering service in collaboration with a physician) on physician-submitted claims involving NPPs. This [...]