tci Part B Insider - 2014 Issue 37

Modifiers: Differentiate Skin Substitute Graft From Dressing with Modifiers JC, JD

Talk to your payers to see if Q codes need a modifier to prevent denials. Because Medicare didn’t release directives with the release of skin substitute modifiers JC and JD, Medicare contractors can come up with their own directions for the modifiers’ use. The challenge to you is connecting with your payers to learn their policies and to get a firm grip on the difference between the two modifiers.  Keep reading to introduce yourself to JC and JD and how to use them so you can decrease your chances of being denied. Combine JC with Graft and...

To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to tci Part B Insider.


Keep pace with evolving Medicare regulations with timely analysis of critical updates interpreted in an easy-to-follow, easy-to-apply format. Your subscription to TCI’s Part B Insider will equip you to navigate code and guideline changes, CCI edits, and revisions to modifiers, the fee schedule, OIG target areas, and more.

  • Current newsletters added each month
  • Fully searchable archives - over 4800 articles
  • ALL years/issues back to 2003 organized by year and issue
  • Codes mentioned in articles are linked to Code Information pages
  • Code Information pages link back to related articles
Access to this feature is available in the following products:
  • tci Part B Insider +Archives

free demo
request yours today
pricing
for any budget
sign IN
welcome back!