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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Recovery Audit Contractors:
This RAC Is Scrutinizing E/M Codes Billed With Procedures

Be completely sure modifiers 24, 25, and 57 are right for you before you employ them. Every ophthalmology practice knows that modifier 25 can be your ticket to collecting for both an E/M visit and a procedure, but that doesn't mean it's always appropriate. One recovery audit contractor (RAC) recently identified E/M codes billed with procedures that have 10- and [...]