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Cardiology Coding Alert


Medicare Says Modifier 59 Is OK for Now

But keep your eyes peeled for X {EPSU} guidance coming soon. The coding world has been buzzing with confusion about Medicare's new-for-2015 X {EPSU} modifiers, the ones designed to replace modifier 59 (Distinct procedural service) with more specific options. Good news: You may continue to use modifier 59 in 2015, according to MLN Matters SE1503: "Please note that providers may [...]

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