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Outpatient Facility Coding Alert

Case Studies:
Properly Account for Bundling, Laterality, Modifiers in This Surgical Example

When in doubt, report modifier 59 over X{EPSU}. If you’re working on a detailed surgical report, you know there’s more involved behind the scenes than the mere reporting of CPT® codes. While the determination of the correct code(s) is important, you’ve got to consider a plethora of additional factors such as bundling edits, coding guidelines, and modifiers. That’s why today, [...]