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Re: stress testing-physician billing

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  • djgeisel
    Isn t there a modifier that shows the professional componenet was done (the reading)? It used to be PC and a modifier of TC for technical (taking the test).
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 31, 2008
      Isn't there a modifier that shows the professional componenet was
      done (the reading)? It used to be PC and a modifier of TC for
      technical (taking the test). but that was work comp and I don't know
      if it applies to your tests. Maybe you can look at modifiers? Diana
      --- In MedicalBillers@yahoogroups.com, "Weis, LuAnn" <lweis@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > At our facility we pay a private group of cardio docs to read and
      > interpret our stress tests. The facility bills the appropriate CPT
      code
      > for just the test and the CPT code for the interpretation is billed
      out
      > on a physician claim form. There are some CPT codes that do not
      have a
      > separate CPT code for interpretation and interpretation is not
      listed in
      > the CPT code description. Can we bill for those procedures for the
      > physicians using the same CPT code but with a modifier -26 added to
      > them??
      > CPT codes that I am referring to:
      >
      > 93325
      > 93307
      > 93320
      > 93350
      > Thanks for your help!
      >
      > LuAnn Weis, MPA
      > Compliance Specialist
      >
      >
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