Posted Aug 28, 2020
Anatomic-specific modifiers should always accompany applicable CPT/HCPCS codes
As a reminder, providers are required to submit applicable anatomical modifiers when billing for services that can be performed at specific or multiple anatomical sites.
According to the AMA CPT Manual and the HCPCS Level II Manual, anatomic-specific modifiers designate the area or part of the body on which the procedure is performed and should always accompany applicable CPT/HCPCS codes when claims are submitted for payment.
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