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CMS Changes to the Use of Modifier -59

By |August 26th, 2014|

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

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