Ophthalmology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Bilateral Modifier Rules Can Get Confusing

Question:  Thank you for your article last month about bilateral coding. I have a follow-up question. We have one workers’ compensation payer that asks for us to report both the modifier 50 and the modifiers LT and RT. This doesn’t seem like correct coding. Can we refuse?   SuperCoder Subscriber Answer: Probably not. In most cases, payers will ask you to [...]