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Modifier FX: payment reduction for X-rays taken using film*

Claims billed with modifier FX to indicate X-ray imaging services were provided using film reduces will be subject to a 20% reduction. The reduction applies to the technical component (TC) (including the TC portion of a global service). This reduction will be effective January 1, 2017 for Medicare plans and June 1, 2017 for Commercial plans.


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INDUSTRY NEWS TAGS: Radiology News, AETNA


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