tci E/M Coding Alert - 2017 Issue 11

Coding Quiz: When Should You Append Modifier 24 to the E/M Service? Find Out

Remember: Scheduled office visit doesn't rule out modifier 24. The physician provides an evaluation and management (E/M) service for a patient within the global period of the surgical procedure. Do you know if the service meets the requirements for appending modifier 24? Test your modifier 24 (Unrelated evaluation and management service by the same physician during a postoperative period) smarts with the following quiz to safeguard your payment for these services. Can You Use Modifier 24? Find Out Question 1: When should you append modifier 24 to an E/M service? Answer 1: You should only attach modifier 24 to...

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