Author Topic: Modifier 22  (Read 1032 times)

SusanG

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Modifier 22
« on: March 09, 2011, 09:26:39 AM »
I recently saw that we could use the modifer 22 with CPT 59841 2nd tri aboriton; I don't think it is appropriate to use on every procedure 15 weeks and above.  How do I know when I can use this modifier?

oneround

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Re: Modifier 22
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2011, 06:36:14 PM »
When using modifier 22 it can be appended to procedures that require services that are above and beyond the normal service.  The induced labor by D&E could require circumstances above and beyond what is normally done.  If so when using this mod.  make sure your documentation supports it, what was done aditionally and why
Michael A. Reynolds, CPC, CCP-P, CPMB, OS
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Corporate Compliance
Sharp HealthCare

SusanG

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Re: Modifier 22
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2011, 01:54:26 PM »
Thank you