Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Modifiers:
Using Co-Surgeon for PEG Tube? Consider Modifier 62

Hint: Modifier 80 is not always your best bet. When your gastroenterologist works with another physician during a procedure, you could be in for major coding challenges. You will need to coordinate your coding with the other physician’s coder. If you don’t, both doctors could lose money and face audit scrutiny. Learn about how to correctly code for procedures shared [...]