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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

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Focus on 3 Questions to Correctly Report Co-Surgery Situations

Separate documentation is your key to modifier -62 success. When your otolaryngologist performs surgeries in conjunction with other specialists, such as neurosurgeons and general surgeons, ask yourself three important questions to ensure your physician gets the dollars he deserves. Question 1: Did Both Surgeons Perform Part of a Single Procedure? Sometimes the surgeons involved in a case obviously complete separate [...]

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