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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