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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Modifiers: Q Modifiers Could Be Key to Podiatry Reimbursement

- Published on Mon, Nov 24, 2014
These modifiers tell the payer that you aren’t performing routine foot care. If you don’t include modifiers Q7, Q8, or Q9 in your foot care claim, your payer will not send you a payment—it’s as simple as that. Your choice of the correct modifier hinges upon the findings documented in your doctor’s notes. Familiarize yourself with the list of findings [...]

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