Modifiers: The Key to Proper Reimbursement

Malkin, Kenneth F.
August 2006
Podiatry Management;Aug2006, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p47
The article discusses the importance of payment modifiers in determining reimbursement for physicians. It infers that the proper use of modifiers would result to correct reimbursement. The definitions of several payment modifiers are provided as well as their coding and documentation rules. Modifiers serve to ignore payment edits designed to deny payments for service.


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