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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

Dodge Modifier 57 Denials With These Quick Tips

Remember: Codes with a 90-day global period are considered major surgeries. Modifiers carry a significant amount of weight on your claims. If you forget to append the appropriate modifierwhen needed, Medicare could reduce or even deny the claim. Answer the following questions about modifier 57 (Decision for surgery), an option for your evaluation and management (E/M) services and protect your [...]