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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

Compliance:
Pennsylvania Payer Puts Brakes on Modifier 25 Pay

BCBS unveils new policy experts call ‘absurd,’ ‘awful.’ Neurology and pain management practices typically use modifier 25 multiple times a day, but the odds of collecting full pay for this frequently-reported modifier could be dropping dramatically. That’s the word from Pennsylvania’s Independence Blue Cross Blue Shield, which is making drastic reimbursement changes to the modifier. Here’s the scoop: Effective Aug. [...]