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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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AMA Forecasts Over 500 Changes to the 2015 CPT Code System.

By |August 26th, 2014|

The AMA states that there are over 500 changes to the 2015 CPT code system.  This pace of change is another reason why your practice may need professional coding assistance. If you need to order the CPT 2015 Professional Edition from the AMA online store, please visit this link. You can also have the Coding Network […]