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Neurosurgery Coding Alert


3 Neurosurgery-Specific Examples Guide Your Modifier 52 Usage

Reduced service? Don't reduce your coding finesse. Neurosurgery coders are quite familiar with reporting procedures that go over and above the standard code descriptors in CPT®, but what happens when a procedure stops short of fulfilling the code's requirements? That's when modifier 52 can come in handy. What it is: You should use modifier 52 (Reduced services) to indicate a [...]

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