To help, the AAPC's Coding Edge Magazine published an article titled: "8 Tips to Give You Straight Facts on Modifier 33"
The following are the tips that the article discussed in further detail:
- Do You Know Where to Find Information on Modifier 33?
- Do You Know Which Services are Covered?
- Apply Modifier 33 for Private Payers Only
- Turn to Modifier 33 for Screening Turned Diagnostic
- Selected Services Covered In-network Only
- Apply Modifier 33 to All Eligible Services
- Cost Sharing Doesn’t Apply for Separate, Same-day Services
- Designated Preventive Services Don’t Require Modifier 33
To download and view the full article in detail, please go to the following link: 8 Tips to Give You Straight Facts on Modifier 33 (PDF)