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Oncology & Hematology Coding Alert


Heads up: Spotlight’s on Modifier 57. Can You Withstand RAC Scrutiny?

You probably use this modifier now and then – find out what’s under review. If your oncologist is like most, you probably use modifier 57 (Decision for surgery) from time to time, when the patient is seen the day before or the day of a surgical procedure. While the modifier use may seem straightforward, however many practitioners still assign it [...]