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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
Yes. The Multi-Carrier System (MCS) used for claims processing requires placement of pricing modifiers in the first modifier position to process claims correctly.
Processing delays or rejections can occur for claims submitted without the pricing modifier in the first modifier position.
* These payment modifiers are not limited to the first position. (If there is another pricing modifier submitted that is required to be in the first modifier field, these modifiers should be in the second, third or fourth modifier position.)
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