There are times when the coding and modifier information issued by CMS differs from the American Medical Association's (AMA) coding advice regarding the use of modifiers. A clear understanding of Medicare's rules and regulations is necessary in order to assign the modifier correctly.
Have a quick question? Before you call our Customer Service area, check out the FYI Database. A link to this tool can be found in the left hand navigation throughout the WPS Medicare website. You will find answers to common questions we receive in our Call Centers. You can scroll through the answers or search for a particular keyword. The content in this tool will change along with the common questions received by our Customer Service Representatives.
CMS Secure Net Access Portal (C-SNAP) Eligibility
There are now three different search options for patient eligibility in C-SNAP. One of the new options no longer requires the date of birth of the patient.
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