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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Part B Coding Coach:

Avoid Bundling Pitfalls for Clean Tonsillectomy Claims

Take this modifier 50 tip to the bank. When billing tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy, you need to avoid some common mistakes if you want to get payment for your surgeon’s work. With age factors, combination codes, bilateral issues, bundling restrictions, and possible post-op bleeding, you have a lot to consider if you want to code your surgeon’s work correctly. Read on [...]