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What is a Medicare status indicator?
Herein, what are status indicators?
The status indicator identifies whether the service described by the HCPCS code is paid under the OPPS and if so, whether payment is made separately or packaged. The status indicator may also provide additional information about how the code is paid under the OPPS or under another payment system or fee schedule.
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Keeping this in view, what are status indicators in APC's?
Status indicator 'S' represents a significant procedure, and is not discounted when you report multiple CPT codes that group to APCs with multiple 'S' status indicators. Status indicator 'T' is also a significant procedure, but multiple procedure reduction applies.
What is j1 status indicator for Medicare?
(Note: Status Indicator “T” means a paid service under the OPPS with separate APC payment and status indicator “J1” means that hospital Part B services are paid through a comprehensive APC.)