Modifier "-59" and NCCI Edits

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Conference Date
Thu, Jun 24, 2010
Length
90 Minutes
Product Description

The Feds are watching… Handle modifier -59 with care.

With so much information out there about the proper use of modifier -59, it's difficult to know who to trust.

Get your information straight from the expert. Join Duane Abbey for this 90-minute look at the when and how for properly using modifier -59.

Here's a look at the information packed agenda:

  • Get the complete overview of the National Correct Coding Initiatives Edits
  • Understand the reasons why the edits exist
  • Need a little NCCI Coding Guidance? Dr. Abbey will give you specific examples
  • Nail down what the -59 modifier is and what it is not
  • Appreciate the coding guidelines for physicians and hospitals
  • Compliance Issues involving use of the "-59" Modifier - and what you can do about it
  • PLUS: Dr. Abbey will provide you with sources for further information

Who should attend? Coding personnel, billing and claims transaction personnel, chargemaster coordinators, financial analysts, compliance personnel, physicians, internal auditing staff and other interested personnel.

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About Our Speaker

Duane Abbey Hospital Coding & Compliance Expert

Duane C. Abbey, Ph.D. is a management consultant and president of Abbey & Abbey, Consultants, Inc., which specializes in health care consulting and related areas. Abbey earned his graduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame and Iowa State University and has more than 20 years experience as a consultant. He performs various financial analysis, including business structuring, organizational development, enrollment, and other financially related concerns of an organization. Abbey's consulting...   More Info
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