HCPCS Modifier BL

Published 07/16/2020

Special acquisition of blood and blood products.

  • This modifier may only be submitted when a provider paid under the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) purchases blood or blood products from a community blood bank, or when an OPPS provider runs its own blood bank and assesses a charge for blood or blood products collected by the OPPS provider's own blood bank

Reference: CMS Pub. 100-4, Chapter 4, Section 231.2

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