For the Week of April 15, 2019
When is it appropriate to use modifier 59?
Can modifier 59 be assigned to both column-one and column-two codes listed in the procedure-to-procedure edits?
Our radiologist interpreted a right upper and lower quadrant (RUQ and RLQ) ultrasound ordered by the ER physician. The spleen was not examined so we cannot assign code 76700. Is it appropriate to code 76705 twice and add a 59 modifier to the second one?
How has the number of billable sessions changed for code G0424?
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