United Health Care Modifier Reference Policy Effective 11/01/2014

by  Christine Woolstenhulme, QCC, QMCS, CPC, CMRS
December 18th, 2014

According to the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a modifier provides the means to report or indicate that a service or procedure that has been performed has been altered by some specific circumstance but not changed in its definition or code.
It may also provide more information about a service, such as it was performed more than once, unusual events occurred, or it was performed by more than one physician and/or in more than one location.
This document is a reference tool to guide readers to reimbursement policies in which modifiers
are addressed. For complete information, please refer to the specific reimbursement policy that
pertains to your coding situation.


United Health Care Modifier Reference Policy Effective 11/01/2014. (2014, December 18). Find-A-Code Articles. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/united-health-care-modifier-reference-policy-eff-11-01-2014-2466.html

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