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Modifier 25 under fire: Are you using it correctly?

Modifier 25 under fire: Are you using it correctly?(Comments Off on Modifier 25 under fire: Are you using it correctly?)

December 1, 2016

Suggestions for avoiding overuse or misuse of modifier 25 to reduce the risk of an audit and repayment demand by payors are detailed in this month’s column.

Teri Romano, RN, MBA, CPC, CMDP

Early ICD-10 audits indicate a learning curve for general surgeons

This column discusses common problems with the transition to ICD-10 codes and solutions for correcting these issues.

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Coding and reimbursement issues for colonoscopy procedures are the focus of this month’s column.

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This month’s column provides an overview of ACS coding workshops, including benefits of attendance, topics covered, and registration information.

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