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Pulmonology Coding Alert


This BCBS Payer Just Slashed Modifier 25 Pay

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. [...]