Applying Level Ii Hcpcs Modifiers

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  • Topic: Coronary circulation, Trigraph, Heart
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A.Angioplasty of right coronary artery –RC
I chose this HCPCS Modifier Code because the procedure was performed on the right artery.

B.Emergency ambulance transport and extended life support provided directly by provider of service –QN This code was chosen because emergency ambulance transport and extended life support was furnished directly by a provider of services, for example, a volunteer ambulance service.

C.Diagnostic mammogram following screening mammogram, same patient –GG This modifier code was chosen because a mammogram was performed on the same patient.

D.Cortisone 10 mg injection, right shoulder –RT
I chose this HCPCS Level II modifier code because the cortisone 10 mg injection procedure was performed on the right side of the body.

E.X-ray of left hand, fourth digit –TC
I chose this HCPCS Level II Modifier code because the X-ray was a technical procedure.

F.Intravenous catheter line, right arm –RT
I chose this HCPCS Level II modifier code because the Intravenous catheter procedure was performed on the right side of the body.

G.Laboratory certification, cytology specimens –TC
I chose this HCPCS Level II Modifier code because the procedure is a technical component provided by a laboratory.

H.Chest X-ray –TC
I chose this HCPCS Level II Modifier code because the X-Ray is a technical procedure.

I.Prosthetic hip replacement, left side –LT
I chose this HCPCS Level II Modifier because the hip replacement was done on the left side of the body.

J.Fully electric hospital bed –GY
This HCPCS Level II Modifier code was chosen because it is an Item or service statutorily excluded or does not meet the definition of any Medicare benefit.
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