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2 MO HealthNet Internet Provider Training Program Presented by the Provider Education Unit MO HealthNet Division 1

3 MULTIPLE SURGICAL PROCEDURES Presented by the Provider Education Unit MO HealthNet Division 2

4 Information regarding multiple surgical procedures can be found in Section F of the Physician Provider Manual. To access the manual go to the MHD Public Web site In the left hand column, click on Provider Manuals. MO HealthNet Division3

5 When multiple surgical procedures are performed for the same body system through the same incision, the major procedure is considered for reimbursement at 100% of the allowable fee for the procedure. MO HealthNet Division4

6 Multiple surgical procedures performed on the same participant, on the same date of service, by the same provider, for the same or separate body system through separate incisions must be billed as follows: – The major, secondary and tertiary procedures should be indicated on the claim form using appropriate CPT codes. MO HealthNet Division5

7 A copy of the Operative Report must be attached to the paper claim for multiple surgeries to provide additional information and to assist in the reimbursement process. MO HealthNet Division6

8 Claims for multiple surgeries are allowed according to the following: – 100% of the allowable fee for the major procedure – 50% of the allowable fee for the secondary procedure – 25% of the allowable fee for each additional procedure MO HealthNet Division7

9 An exception to the multiple surgical procedure policy is diagnostic endoscopies. When more than one diagnostic endoscopy is performed on the same day with the same or different approaches, but different instruments, both are reimbursable at 100% of the allowable fee for the procedure. MO HealthNet Division8

10 When more than one diagnostic endoscopy is performed on the same day using the same approach and the same instrument, only the major procedure is reimbursable. MO HealthNet Division9

11 Thank you again for participating in this training program. If you have questions regarding the information in this presentation, please contact the Provider Education Unit at MO HealthNet Division10


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