Highmark Coding Tips

Highmark Coding Tips is a periodic article that contains billing and coding best practices for professional and facility providers. Please refer to the Reimbursement Policy page for specific code edits used in Highmark's claims processing system. This publication focuses only on correct coding guidelines and tips to avoid common billing mistakes. For all other news, information and updates, be sure to read Provider News.


Highmark Coding Tips articles are intended to reflect Highmark's correct coding guidelines. Coverage for services may vary for individual members, based on the terms of the benefit contract.

The five-digit numeric codes that appear on Highmark Coding Tips articles on this web site were obtained from the Physician's Current Procedural Terminology Manual, © American Medical Association.

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