TITLE

E/M Services Call for Modifier 25, But Only When Necessary

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement;9/20/2010, Vol. 36 Issue 18, pp140
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips on the proper use of Modifier 25 in health insurance claims in the U.S. It mentions that Modifier 25 is only used for evaluation and management (E/M) services, hence, procedures that do not fall under E/M services qualify another modifier. It notes that the modifier should only be used in minor procedures, as defined by Medicare, that has a 0- or 10-day global period.
ACCESSION #
54311642

 

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