Washington E-Newsletter

AANS and CNS Urge Cigna to Rescind Modifier 25 Policy

On April 18, the AANS and the CNS joined more than 100 state and national medical organizations in a letter urging Cigna to immediately rescind its policy requiring the submission of office notes with all claims that include CPT® codes 99212, 99213, 99214 and 99215 and modifier 25 when a minor procedure is billed. The groups asked Cigna to reconsider this policy due to its practice burdens and increased administrative costs associated with compliance.

Click here to read the letter.