APMA's "Back to Basics"

APMA’s Coding Committee has developed resources for podiatrists and their staff to help understand the basics of coding. Such topics include modifiers, wound care, E/M coding, CCI edits and more.

2016–2017 "Back to Basics" Webinar Series

APMA presented the Back to Basics Series in 2016–2017. Each webinar has been recorded for later member viewing.

CCI Edits for Routine Foot Care

The following are typical code pairs used in providing at-risk foot care services, along with the appropriate modifier:

CPT 11055 (6, 7)
CPT 11720-59

CPT 11719
CPT 9920x-25

CPT 11055 (6, 7)
CPT 11721-59

 CPT 11720
CPT 9920x-25

 CPT 11720
G0127-59

 CPT 11721
CPT 9920x-25

CPT 11719
CPT 11720-59

G0127
CPT 9920x-25

Established E/M codes require a “-25” modifier when billed with any routine foot care code.

Back to Basics: Did You Know?

Do you find yourself confused by a number of issues related to coding basics? Check out these FAQs to help get you oriented. The FAQs were developed based on common questions that our Coding Committee received through our Back to Basics seminars and webinars.


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