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Unlisted procedures: Strategies for successful reimbursement(Comments Off on Unlisted procedures: Strategies for successful reimbursement)

August 2, 2017

Reporting unlisted CPT codes, and fee-setting considerations for these codes, are the focus of this month’s column.

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Coding for dialysis circuit interventions

Information regarding nine new codes for reporting dialysis circuit interventions is provided.

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Hernia repair and complex abdominal wall reconstruction

An update is provided on correct coding for hernia repair and complex abdominal wall reconstruction.

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Coding for nipple-sparing and skin-sparing mastectomies

Correct coding reporting descriptions for skin- and nipple-sparing mastectomies are summarized in this month’s column.

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Modifier 25 under fire: Are you using it correctly?

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.


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