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Pediatric Coding Alert

Pediatric Mythbuster:

Can Existing Problem Qualify You to Use Modifier 25?

You may be surprised when we bust this commonly-held coding myth. It’s a frequent occurrence—a patient presents for a well child visit, but the pediatrician also encounters an issue that prompts a separate sick visit, allowing the practice to report both an E/M code and a preventive visit code. However, the rules for this situation can get murky when the [...]