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Don't Overlook New Modifier 59 Guidance from Some Medicare Contractors

Focus on the word “repeat” for correct coding.  If you are confused by recent commotion over a little noticed announcement that some Medicare contractors posted last fall regarding modifier 59 (Distinct procedural service), you are not alone.   Several Part B payers have started rejecting some claims with modifier 59 based on guidance that went into effect on July 1, [...]

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