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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Modifier Mashup:

Preserve Your Postop Procedure Reimbursement With Modifier 58

Get the staging right by scanning the op notes. Choosing the right modifier to represent the clinical situation when you are coding subsequent procedures during the postoperative period can be a challenge. Make your job easier by becoming comfortable with modifier 58 (Staged or related procedure or service by the same physician or other qualified health care professional during the [...]