Challenges of Modifier Usage in Cardiology Coding

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Sat, Apr 30, 2016
60 Minutes
Product Description

Insights on Modifier 24, 25, 26, 51, 59, and more!

There are many challenges that come up with coding Cardiology services on the professional and technical side.

Join Terry Fletcher, CPC, CCC, CEMC, CMC, CMSCS, CCS-P, CCS in this informative session to get an overview of the appropriate use of the modifier 24, 25, 26, 51, 59 to name a few. She will also discuss the financial impact that HCPCS modifiers have on Cardiology procedures and when to consider Medicare vs. Private payers in code selection.

In this 60 minute session, you will get:

  • Educational Handouts
  • Medicare transmittal links
  • Real life examples on modifier coding
  • CPT references to assist with exact use

Topics covered in the session:

  • Modifier 26 for hospital diagnostics
  • Modifier 59 rules with Cath and PCI
  • Modifier 25 rules and is this an OIG watch list concern?
  • Modifier 76- when is this necessary?
  • HCPCS Modifiers like GW and GV. Can this impact our Hospice patients?
  • Vessel Modifiers LD, LC, RC and LM; how do they help?

Who should attend: Coders, Billers, Administrators, data entry personnel, physicians

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About Our Speaker

Terry Fletcher - Cardiology Coding Expert

Terry Fletcher is a specialty coding industry coding and billing expert, auditor and educator based in Laguna Beach, California, with over 30 years of experience. Terry is a past member of the National Advisory Board for AAPC, past Chair of the AAPCCA, and AAPC National and Regional Conference Educator. Terry is the technical editor for the Select Coder®  from DecisionHealth, editorial advisor for Cardiology Coding Alert! & Practice...   More Info
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