2019 ICD-10 CM code changes coming your way — are you prepared?Join Now >>
Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Get Ready to Append Modifier QQ

- Published on Mon, Dec 18, 2017
Question: We recently added a CDSM module to our EHR to comply with CMS' new rule about appropriate use for imaging. Does it actually have to be a physician who goes into the software, or can support staff take care of this? Louisiana Subscriber Answer: Starting July 1, 2018, providers may use modifier QQ to show that they consulted Appropriate [...]

Get 14-Day Fully-Functional Free Trial of Physician Coder

Get access to all your specialty alerts and archived articles along with some comprehensive tools including:
  • Code Search for CPT®, HCPCS, ICD-9 and ICD-10
  • CCI Edits Checker
  • Part B Fees, MUEs
  • CPT-ICD-9 CrossRef
  • CPT® ↔ ICD-9 ↔ ICD-10 CM Crosswalk
  • LCD/NCD Lookup
  • CMS 1500 Claims Scrubber
  • NDC ↔ CPT/HCPCS CrossReference
First Name: *
Last Name: *
User Name: *
E-mail: *
Phone: *
Choose Speciality*
Please enter the characters shown in box*