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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Can You Solve These 3 ASC Frequently-Asked Questions?

Hint: Modifier SG could be your friend. Suppose you bill Medicare when your gastroenterologist performs an EGD, colonoscopy, or other procedure in an ASC. Do you know when the “same-day global” rule applies? Do you know when to apply modifier SG or discontinued modifiers?   Although CMS has tweaked ASC coding rules in the past, some have remained the same. [...]