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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Modifier Madness:
Keep Calm, Carry on Coding with these Tips

Remember, some modifiers are for E/Ms; others are for procedures. Orthopedic offices see their share of fracture care patients. Often, coding for these patients is easy; the provider performs the fracture fix, sends the patient home, and puts the claim in the "To be filed" pile. What happens, however, when you've got to include a modifier to get that claim [...]