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GI Coding: Why Is Modifier 53 on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule?

Thursday, January 30, 2020


The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) includes special pricing for four colonoscopy codes when you append modifier 53 (Discontinued procedure). Here’s what you need to know about appending modifier 53 to these codes and the payment you can expect. Compare Rates for Total and Discontinued Colonoscopies Below are the four codes on the 2020 first […]

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