AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2018 Issue 1; For Your Information

Deletion of modifier

The use of Modifier CP, Adjunctive service related to a procedure assigned to a comprehensive ambulatory payment classification (C-APC) procedure, but reported on a different claim, was previously required for calendar years (CYs) 2016 through 2017. This modifier was utilized to identify adjunctive services on a claim related to a procedure assigned to a Comprehensive Ambulatory Payment Classification (C-APC) procedure. As of December 31, 2017, the requirement for modifier CP ended and therefore, was deleted and no longer applicable for use in CY 2018. ...

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