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Verify Payer Guidelines Before Submitting P Modifiers

Question: I’m new to anesthesia coding and don’t understand when and how to append P modifiers. I’m seeing a lot of denials, both for using them and for not using them. What are the basics I need to know? New Jersey Subscriber Answer: P modifiers help the anesthesia provider explain more about the patient’s physical condition during a procedure. You’ll find them [...]