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Pulmonology Coding Alert

Modifiers: This BCBS Payer Just Slashed Modifier 25 Pay


- Published on Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Pulmonology practices could suffer when billing this insurer. If your pulmonology practice is like most others, you 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. [...]





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