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Specific Modifiers for Distinct Procedural Services

CR8863discusses changes to HCPCS modifier -59, a modifier which is used to define a “Distinct Procedural Service.” Modifier -59 indicates that a code represents a service that is separate and distinct from another service with which it would usually be considered to...

Avoiding 2016 Negative Payments for CMS Medicare Quality Reporting

The next MLN Connects™ National Provider Call provides an overview of the 2016 negative payment adjustment for several Medicare Quality Reporting Programs. This presentation will cover guidance and instructions on how eligible professionals (EPs) and group practices...