Applying level II hcpcs modifiers

Applying level II hcpcs modifiers - o Nonelectric...

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CheckPoint: Applying Level II HCPCS Modifiers o Portable home oxygen unit : GY - This modifier identifies rental or purchase of durable medical equipment for use in a patient's home. o Emergency ambulance transport and extended life support : QN - The service is provided by the service provider and not a doctor and it would apply in a case of where extended life support is used. o Diagnostic mammogram, left breast : GG w/LT - This modifier is for the a mammogram which gives detail about the medical situation, such as left side. o Cortisone 10 mg injection, right shoulder : RT - It represents a procedure done on the right side.
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Unformatted text preview: o Nonelectric wheelchair : GY- I chose this code because this is an item that is excluded and not a covered itam. o Intravenous catheter line, right arm : RT- It was performed on the right side of the body. o Laboratory certification, cytology specimens : GZ- This is not a necessary service. o Chest X-ray : TC-I did not find any codes that specifically pertain to the x-ray nof a specific body part, so I just chose a technical component. o Prosthetic hip replacement, left side : LT- This describe where the surgery took place. o Electric hospital bed: TC- It's a piece of equipment...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course HEALTHCARE 210 taught by Professor Krauss during the Spring '11 term at AUP.

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