To Modify or Not to Modify?: 
A Guide to Assigning Frequently Misapplied Modifers

To Modify or Not to Modify?:
A Guide to Assigning Frequently Misapplied Modifiers

Webinar Recording

During this complimentary, 60-minute webinar, we will focus on the correct usage of the most frequently misused and over-assigned CPT and HCPCS modifiers. We will cover the basic principles of appropriate modifier assignment and discuss the differences that exist when assigning modifiers to Medicare Part A versus Medicare Part B claims. We will also review the guidelines and reimbursement implications associated with some of the newest modifiers including JW, XE, XP, XS, XU, PN, PO, FX, CT and CP.

Following attendance of this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the differences between Level I and Level II modifiers
  • Explain the history and purpose of modifier assignment
  • Identify the reimbursement implications of modifier usage
  • Understand the basic guidelines for assignment of modifiers that are frequently misused
  • Discuss the differences between facility and professional modifier assignment
  • Apply modifiers appropriately through coding scenarios and examples

Jennifer Bishop, CCS, CCS-P has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare arena, including 12 years in an acute-care hospital setting. As well as over 10 years performing both DRG and APC audits for hospitals nationwide. In addition, she has extensive experience with Chargemaster maintenance, provider education, and revenue cycle management.

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