Activate the NU Modifier

In regards to DME (Durable Medical Equipment) Billing, when an NU modifier is added to certain CPT codes, it indicates the item is purchased new.

Activate the NU Modifier for your Clinic

A clinic administrator can activate the NU modifier by using the following steps.

  1. Click on the Clinic Name drop-down in the upper right and select Company Fee Schedule.            company_fee_schedule_pointer.png
  2. Check the box under Active for the NU Modifier. 
  3. In the Settings section, select Save.  
  4. The NU modifier is now active and will automatically be added to appropriate CPT codes.

Which codes will receive the NU Modifier?

The following codes will receive the NU modifier automatically once enabled in WebPT: L1940, L2108, L2128, L3671, L3671, L3674, L3702, L3702, L3730, L3740, L3763, L3764, L3765, L3766, L3806, L3808, L3900, L3905, L3906, L3913, L3919, L3921, L3933, L3935, L3935, L3961, L3020

Many of these codes are found under the “Splints/Orthotics” heading in the billing area of documentation.