My physician removed a malignant lesion 1.0 cm of the scalp three days ago. I billed that procedure with CPT code 11621. Today we received a pathology report which indicated there were still positive margins. Should I use Modifier 59 when report the second lesion excision.
Month: March 2017
If a Medicare patient has been admitted to the hospital as an inpatient and the patient is transferred to my care in the ED before they are moved to an inpatient bed, do I bill an ED visit or an initial hospital care code when surgery is not planned?
How would you code for a pap nap?
Can we bill 63047 with modifier 50 when we do a bilateral procedure?
2017 Medicare Guidelines for Imaging – March 2017 by Margaret M. Maley, BSN, MS Effective Jan. 1, 2017, “FX” is a new Medicare modifier used to indicate that X-ray images were taken using film. The FX modifier is appended to the global radiology code or the radiology code with the modifier TC (technical component) when submitting...