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Billing reminders: RTLT modifiers, DWOs, ABNs

February 15, 2019HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - HCPCS codes that require the RTLT modifiers need to be on two separate claim lines effective for dates of service beginning March 1, VGM has alerted providers. Currently, it's acceptable to use one claim line with two units of service with RTLT�VGM has also reminded providers that they can complete detailed written orders for CPAP accessories, with the exception of the physician's signature and signature date. VGM says that DWOs are not required prior to delivery but are...

Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN), Detailed Written Orders (DWOs), Modifier

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Billing: Lock modifiers into your system

February 24, 2017Ted Jones

A. It is said that "big things come in small packages." This is true when it comes to modifiers. It's hard to imagine that two digits can stop you from getting reimbursed on your expensive custom rehab chair or re-rental of lifesaving equipment, but it happens. Let's talk about modifiers and how to use them. It's important to understand modifier basics.  For example, for equipment, the first set of modifiers gives specifics related to the condition of the equipment provided:...

bflow Solutions, Billing, Modifier

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