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General Surgery Coding Alert

Modifier Focus:
Avoid 59 Fatigue With 3 Tips

Brush up on CMS guidance. Before you use modifier 59 (Distinct procedural service) again, read this. Misuse and overuse of this modifier could result in claims denials, sacrificed pay, penalties, or worse. Follow these expert tips to get the pay you deserve and avoid claims problems for your general surgery practice. Tip 1: Track CMS Guidelines You may use modifier [...]