Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Correctly Using Modifier 33 and Modifier PT

Do you know the difference on when to use CPT® Modifier 33 and Modifier PT?

Modifier 33
  • Developed by the American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Modifier 33 is for services with US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) A or B rating
Modifier PT
  • Developed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Modifier PT is more specialized

An article published by Kareo, explains Modifier 33 & Modifier PT, as well as, addresses the following questions:
  • What services have an A or B rating?
  • What to do if you forget the modifier
  • Should you use both Modifier PT and Modifier 33?

To go to the full article, please go to the following the link: Modifier 33 and Modifier PT

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