Interactive Tool Helps Providers Pick Modifiers
TrailBlazer Health has launched a new online tool designed to help providers determine how multiple services of the same code should be submitted to Medicare Part B.
The Multiple Services of the Same Code Interactive Decision Tree tool gives providers the billing instructions and information they need to make the appropriate decision for when modifier 76 Repeat procedure or service by same physician may be used and how to bill bilateral procedures.
The provider simply selects the answer that applies to the claim in question. Either a new question or instructions automatically displays based on the answer to the question. Also based on the answers to questions, the provider may be led to the Modifier Code Search tool, which provides descriptions and guidelines for commonly used modifiers used in Medicare claims filing.