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G0136 joins select group of codes cleared for use with modifier 33

Effective May 16, 2024
Published May 20, 2024
Last Reviewed May 16, 2024
A new billing policy requires that modifier 33 (Preventive services) appear with the social determinants of health (SDOH) assessment add-on code G0136 on all such claims submitted with annual wellness visits (AWV). This will mean a big change in that modifier’s utilization, which has mainly been limited to four codes (and overwhelmingly used for just one).

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