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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Physician Notes:

This MAC Updates Its Modifier 51 Rules--Reminding You NOT to Use It

Plus: Don’t take ‘credit’ for toxic drug management if you aren’t monitoring it. Both CPT® and CMS create modifiers to make your coding easier—but sometimes those modifiers aren’t actually necessary. Such is the case with one specific modifier, according to a recent transmittal by Part B MAC NGS Medicare. On Feb. 6, NGS Medicare issued new policy education for modifier [...]