Respiratory Question for the Week of May 24, 2021

Respiratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

For pulmonary rehabilitation in regards to COVID-19, what modifier would we use if the hospital has relocated the PBD without applying for an extraordinary circumstances relocation request?

Answer:

If the hospital has relocated the PBD without applying for an extraordinary circumstances relocation request, the hospital must bill for non-excepted services provided in the patient’s using modifier –PN, for non-excepted PBD location.


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