CMS Changes to the Use of Modifier -59

By |2019-04-04T00:49:56+00:00August 26th, 2014|Medical Coding and Billing, Medical Coding Questions, Provider Documentation Training|

CMS is establishing four new HCPCS modifiers to define subsets ofthe - 59 modifier, a modifier used to define a "Distinct Procedural Service." EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2015 Unless otherwise specified, the effective date is the date of service. IMPLEMENTATION DATE: January 5, 2015 Disclaimer for manual changes only: The revision date and transmittal number apply [...]