When to Use Modifier 33 Preventive Service
Mar23

When to Use Modifier 33 Preventive Service

When to Use Modifier 33 Preventive Service Let’s look at this CPT Modifier 33 By Definition, Modifier 33 – Preventive Service: When the primary purpose of the service is the delivery of an evidence-based service in accordance with a US Preventive Services Task Force A or B rating in effect and other preventive services identified… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this article useful?...

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CPT Modifiers in Billing and Coding – What Are They?
Mar15

CPT Modifiers in Billing and Coding – What Are They?

CPT Modifiers in Billing and Coding What are they? Searched keyword:  CPT Modifiers in Billing and Coding The physician performed multiple procedures The procedure performed was bilateral The E/M service was done on the same day of the procedure The procedure was increased or decreased The procedure has both professional and technical component The procedure… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this...

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What Modifier for Global Surgery Should You Use?
Jan06

What Modifier for Global Surgery Should You Use?

Modifier for Global Surgery  (when used during the Surgical Global Days) Modifier 24 Evaluation and management service performed during the postoperative period for reasons unrelated to the original surgical procedure. Modifier 57 Evaluation and Management service involving the initial decision to perform surgery either the day before or the day of a 90-day major surgery. Append when the decision to perform surgery is made the day...

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How to Use Billing Modifiers in Medical Coding
Dec10

How to Use Billing Modifiers in Medical Coding

How to Use Billing Modifiers in Medical Coding Using Proper and Right Modifiers for Medical Specialty Services Why do we have to know how to properly use the right modifiers? Well, here are the simple reasons why we need modifiers: The physician performed multiple procedures The procedure performed was bilateral The E/M service was done on… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this article useful?...

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2015 Useful New Modifiers for Physical Therapy Billing and Coding
Dec02

2015 Useful New Modifiers for Physical Therapy Billing and Coding

Beginning January 1, 2015 – CMS had developed 4 new Modifiers that can be useful for therapy service provider. As a consultant helping many of my therapy service provider-clients, I think this could would be more appropriate to use than the modifier 59 These new modifiers are subsets of Modifier 59 For example, using modifier XS when you are treating a patient with two different anatomic site (knee, and back) … this is an...

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2015 Medicare Modifier 59 Changes with 4 New Modifiers
Nov29

2015 Medicare Modifier 59 Changes with 4 New Modifiers

This may impact your reimbursement in the coming New Year 2015! Make sure you and your staff knows about these new changes. Let’s welcome the new year 2015 with more easy to use Modifier 59 and say hello to its the new 4 X’s HCPCS modifers added by CMS. 2015 Medicare Modifier 59 Changes If you are familiar with the CCI Edits or the Correct Coding Initiative Edits? isn’t it that Modifier 59 has always been the...

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