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Gastroenterology Coding Alert


Practices Billing This Payer Will See Modifier 25 Pay Slashed by 50 Percent

Could you afford to lose half of your E/M payments? Gastroenterologists typically use modifier 25 multiple times a day, but the odds of collecting full pay for this frequently-reported modifier could be dropping dramatically. That’s the word from Pennsylvania’s Independence Blue Cross Blue Shield, which is making drastic reimbursement changes to the E/M codes which have the modifier applied. Here’s [...]