Getting reimbursed by private payers for chronic care management services is difficult now, but CPT code changes could make it more likely in 2015.
Physicians looking to broaden their patient bases and increase their revenue may have a new way to do that: treating American service veterans when the Veterans Administration (VA) can’t.
Specific rules governing the use of four modifiers for assistant-at-surgery services, coupled with confusion over the medical necessity of the assistant, often drive high denial rates for the claims billed by the assistant.
Use this tool, provided by Nancy Enos, consultant and coding educator at Enos Medical Coding in Warwick, R.I., to ensure proper E/M coding.
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