Tag Archives: Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers
Posted on 11. Oct, 2010 by jennifer.godreau.
BC/BS UHC, tell coder to halt 96110-59 denials with 96110-79.
If you’re ready to bill 96110 and 96110-59, think again.
One office was billing 96110 (Developmental testing; limited [e.g., Developmental Screening Test II, Early Language Milestone Screen], with interpretation and report) with modifier 59 (Distinct procedural service). BlueCross/BlueShield (BC/BS), UnitedHealthcare (UHC), and other insurers were denying the 96110-59s. “I called BC/BS on 8-19-2010 and was told that we should be using a