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Mammography Coding Updates

As mentioned in a previous blog, mammography coding updates have already been a significant topic of discussion since the beginning of the calendar year. Unfortunately, these updates caused a number of new coding issues, meaning that the Centers for Medicare and...

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Modifier 52 Vs. Modifier 53

Though we have written about CPT modifiers several times in the past, these add-ons continue to pose a puzzle to coders across many disciplines. After all, some sets of modifiers have similar definitions, meaning that choosing which one to use can be quite the...

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First Look At July HCPCS Q Codes

Hot off the tail of their April 1st changes, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has already announced initial plans for the next quarterly update due at the beginning of July. Among other modifications that will be released as time goes on, this...

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