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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

Medicare Rules:

Break the Modifier 59 Habit in 2015

Get more specific with 4 new X{EPSU}modifier options. If your lab or pathology practice has come to depend on modifier 59 (Distinct procedural service), you’ll need to rethink that practice when Jan. 1, 2015 rolls around. Here’s why: Frequent modifier 59 misuse has driven CMS to create four new, more precise modifier options for reporting your distinct service claims. Read [...]