Before adding a new code, we recommend checking your list to verify the code doesn't already exist. Follow the steps below to manually add a CPT or HCPCS code.
Select Customer Setup > Codes... > Procedure Codes.
Click the New CPT/HCPCS button.
Add the code name in the Code field.
Only the first five (5) digits will be sent on the claim; any added extensions will not populate.
Use the Type drop-down menu to select the code Type.Selecting Retail will set this charge to the status of Balance Due Patient when added to claims.
Write the code Description.
Set the Claim Defaults you would like this code to follow.
- Use anesthesia base units from the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: Place a check in this box to use the MPFS's anesthesia base units when a claim is created. Alternatively, you can manually enter the base units (per minute) if they are different for this code.
Exclude this code from duplicate service checks: Place a check in this box to exclude this code from being validated when a duplicate service request is made when a claim is created.
This is an all-inclusive code: Place a check in this box means this code covers all other procedures on the claim, therefore all other line items on the claim are set to PAID.
This code is a percentage of the claim total: Place a check in this box if the code should be calculated as a percentage of the claim total dollar amount. This will also remove the Default Price and Default Units fields, as well as add a Default Percent field, in which to specify a percentage of the total claim dollar amount this code represents.
Enter the Default Price, Units for this Code, and set the Default Charge Status this code should have when added to a claim.
Enter the Default Rev Code manually, or click the magnifying glass and choose from the list of options.
Place of Service: Enter the default Place of Service (POS) for this code manually or by clicking on the magnifying glass and choosing from the list of options.
If no default POS code is selected, it will automatically default to POS 11 on the claim.
Optional: Enter the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) Number for this code.
Populate the Type of Service (TOS) for this code manually, or click the magnifying glass and choose from the list of options.
If no defaulted TOS is selected, it will automatically default to TOS 1 on the claim.
Visit our Claim Defaults Priority Rules Help Article for a detailed list of the order of precedence of claim defaults.
Set the Modifiers (Global & Situational) you would like this code to follow.
Modifiers (Global): If this code has global default modifiers that should be billed with the code a majority of the time, enter them here manually or by clicking the magnifying glass and choosing from the listed options.
Modifiers (Situational): To enter modifiers that should be billed with the code in certain situations, click the Create situational modifiers link to begin entering the modifiers and rules for when these modifiers should be used on the claim.by referencing the Procedure Codes Claim Defaults.
Situational-based modifiers can be set for Dates of service, Primary Payer, Facility, and Rendering Provider. Users can add an internal note within the Notes box.
Set the Drug Information you would like this code to follow.
Enter your default Drug Price, Drug Units, and use the Drug Units Measure drop-down menu to select the measurement for this drug code.
Enter the Drug Code, and use the Drug Code Format drop-down menu to select the drug code format.
Write an Additional Description (for non-specific procedure codes).
Use the drop-down menu to select the Global Period this Code should follow.
A warning message will appear when creating a new claim that falls within the global period of a previously rendered procedure.
Set the Effective/Termination Dates you would like this code to follow.
Set the Effective and Termination Dates.
Set the Superbill Options you would like this code to follow.
Print this code on Superbills: Place a check in this box to have the code display on your Superbill.
Category: This option shows how you group the code(s) on the Superbill
Description: Write an abbreviated description.
- Statement Description: Write a statement description for the revenue code that will be printed in the patient statements.