Tag Archive | "modifier 22"

2 Costly Hip Coding Mistakes Corrected

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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With all the hippity hoppity talk this time of year, I have coding for hips on the brain. Might as well go with it and look into some hip coding tips! 1. Watch for Mod 22 Opportunities With Congenital Cases If your surgeon performs hip replacement surgery for a developmental or congenital hip dislocation, there’s […]

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Modifier 22 Could Help Save This Lap-to-Open Gyn Surgery

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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Whether to code lysis of adhesions during a gynecological procedure is a question that comes up again and again. I’ve talked before about how removing adhesions is generally an expected part of the procedure, but exceptional cases may merit the use of modifier 22 (Increased procedural services) on the surgery code. A new take on […]

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2 Top Ob-Gyn FAQs Revealed: Ob Confirmatory Visit and Lysis of Adhesions

Friday, September 9, 2016

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Every day brings new challenges for coders, but there are some questions that seem to come up over and over again. Our ob-gyn experts have revealed that two questions they hear very often relate to (1) the ob global and (2) lysis of adhesions during another procedure. Get a better understanding of how to triumph […]

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