Effective August 29, 2022, Independence Blue Cross and Independence Administrators have updated their medical policy on outpatient physical medicine, rehabilitation, and habilitation services for both Commercial and Medicare Advantage members.
The following billing requirements have been added to this policy:
- To report rehabilitation services, append the following modifier: Modifier 97-Rehabilitative services.
- Modifier CO and CQ must be used to report services performed by an occupational therapy assistant or physical therapy assistant.
For more information, view the following policies that were published on August 29, 2022: