Learn Your Way Around 5 Common Modifiers
By Elizabeth Thu. May 24, 2018
Separate Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services from the Rest When a provider performs an E/M service and other services including a procedure for the same patient, on the same day, you can code and

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    Separate Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services from the Rest When a provider performs an E/M service and other services including a procedure for the same patient, on the same day, you can code and bill for the procedure and the E/M service separately. You   Read more..
    Posted on 24 May, 2018
    Learn Your Way Around 5 Common Modifiers
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