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Gastroenterology Coding Alert


Another Trip to the OR? See If The Visit Warrants Modifier 58

Clue: If you’re coding a complication procedure, go with a different modifier. When a patient takes another trip to the operating room during the global period, you owe your provider that extra code for the added service. But not all follow-up trips warrant a modifier 58. Bust your confusion by following this two-step guide. Step 1: Keep Modifier Definition, Mandate [...]

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