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Pulmonology Coding Alert


Modifier 22 Isn't Just for Surgeons

Pulmonologists should use this modifier whenever procedures involve increased work. Could you be one of the practices that CMS underpaid by $1.2 billion last year? If so, modifier 22 could be the reason you shorted your practice from money you deserved. Background: CMS recently came out with its Medicare Fee-for-Service 2016 Improper Payment Report, which revealed that the improper payment [...]