When to Use Modifier 33 Preventive Service
Mar23

When to Use Modifier 33 Preventive Service

When to Use Modifier 33 Preventive Service Let’s look at this CPT Modifier 33 By Definition, Modifier 33 – Preventive Service: When the primary purpose of the service is the delivery of an evidence-based service in accordance with a US Preventive Services Task Force A or B rating in effect and other preventive services identified… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER...

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Can I use Modifier 33 on CPT 99385, 99397 or 99402, 99403
Nov24

Can I use Modifier 33 on CPT 99385, 99397 or 99402, 99403

Question: Can I use Modifier 33 on CPT 99397 or 99402? Answer: NO. If you are going to look at the description of Modifier 33 – it is for “Preventive Service”. These 2 codes 99397 and 99402 are already “inherently” preventive service by nature. And since the 99402 is in the “Preventive Medicine Service” – then you CANNOT use the modifier 33 for codes that are already...

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