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Appropriate Use of Modifiers XE, XP, XS, XU, or 59

Modifier 59 is the most widely used HCPCS modifier. This modifier is associated with considerable misuse and high levels of manual audit activity, leading to reviews, appeals, and even civil fraud and abuse cases. The introduction of four ‘X’ subset … Continue reading

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How accurate you can use Modifier 58 in Medical Billing?

The modifier 58 is defined by CPT as “staged or related procedure or service by the same physician during the post-operative period.” It may be necessary to indicate that the performance of a procedure or service during the postoperative period … Continue reading

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Using Modifier 59 (Distinct Procedural Service) Effectively

When used appropriately, coding modifiers help practices code appropriately and collect revenue to which they’re entitled. The key here is -when used appropriately. A modifier should never be used just to get higher reimbursement or to get paid for a … Continue reading

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How to redefine Podiatry Billing by setting procedural rules?

For each podiatry specialization, there is an equivalent specialization in the therapeutic coding and charging rules, directions, and procedures required for that explicit kind of prescription. Podiatry is the same since it likewise requires an exceptional arrangement of therapeutic coding … Continue reading

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How Medical Billers and Coders (MBC) changing the face of General Surgery Medical Billing?

General Surgery, in the midst of forte explicit medical procedures, has not lost its sheen, and general specialists keep on being the particular decision for various surgeries. Doing negligible obtrusive medical procedures (applying creative and progressed Robotic innovation) for more … Continue reading

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EVALUATING YOUR AMBULANCE TRANSPORTATION MEDICAL BILLING PROCEDURE

  Ambulance medical billing has been under the lens of Medicare for a very long time due to the fabrication of medical charges and unreasonable billing rates for the patients during an emergency. In September 2015, a report was released … Continue reading

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Acquaint Yourself with 9 New HCPCS Modifiers

A modifier is a two-digit numeric or alphanumeric character reported with a HCPCS code, when appropriate. Modifiers are designed to give Medicare and commercial payers additional information needed to process a claim. This includes HCPCS Level I (Physicians’ Current Procedural … Continue reading

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