You Be the Coder: Which Modifier for Bypass Graft?
Question: When the cardiologist places a stent in a coronary bypass graft, which modifier should we use? For example, if the patient has a saphenous vein graft going from the aorta to the right coronary artery, should we use a modifier to identify the graft?Indiana SubscriberAnswer: Typical payer policies will instruct you to append modifier RC (Right coronary artery) for [...]
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