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Coding => Coding => Topic started by: Adnare01 on September 18, 2017, 11:39:41 AM

Title: Lab Code 93970
Post by: Adnare01 on September 18, 2017, 11:39:41 AM
Hi there,

I have a question...I need to bill 93970 as a professional component in Office (11) place of service. Can anyone help me out in this?

thanks and regards,
Tayyab
Title: Re: Lab Code 93970
Post by: Michele on September 18, 2017, 12:49:22 PM
If you are billing the professional component you just need to use the 26 modifier.
Title: Re: Lab Code 93970
Post by: Adnare01 on September 19, 2017, 04:17:04 AM
Thanks Michelle,

Is it good to append modifier 26 with a procedure in Office visit?
Title: Re: Lab Code 93970
Post by: Michele on September 19, 2017, 09:44:49 AM
No, the 26 modifier is to indicate professional component.  That would only be on testing or xrays, not on an office visit.