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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Mythbuster:
Save Your Claims From These 5 Modifier 24 Pitfalls

Remember that 24 only applies to E/M services. When your physician treats a patient who is still in the global period of a surgical procedure, you need to decide if the encounter is related or unrelated to the surgery. If you find that the office visit is unrelated, knowing the ins and outs of modifier 24 (Unrelated evaluation and management [...]