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Mastering Troublesome Modifiers Part II: Surgical Modifiers

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Understanding the correct usage of modifiers can save your practice money by reducing your risk of costly denials, payer audits, and under payments. This 30-minute presentation will provide you with the knowledge for correct usage of surgical modifiers, so your practice can avoid those costly pitfalls.


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When it comes to using the correct surgical modifier, don't be penny wise and pound foolish. By mastering surgical modifiers, you will help your practice save money by reducing the risk of costly denials, payer audits and —underpayments.

Fortunately, this exclusive ICD10monitor 30-minute lunch and learn, led by national coding authority Kathy Pride, will provide you with the knowledge necessary for knowing when and how to apply correct surgical modifiers, which will help to harden your practice or facility from devastating audits, recoupments and fines.

Learning Objectives:

During part two of this exclusive ICD10monitor lunch and learn webcast, Kathy Pride will help you…

  • Understand the difference between payment and informational modifiers and their appropriate uses;
  • Learn how the overuse of modifiers can flag you as an outlier;
  • Gain an understanding about Modifier 59 and the X{EPSU} modifiers – when and how to use these modifiers and tips on how to explain bundling and unbundling to your surgeons;
  • Understand the surgical global fee package, NCCI, and payment policies and how they affect the use of modifiers; and
  • Learn the proper use of modifiers 58, 78, and 79 and how they affect the global period.
Who Should Attend

Coders, billers, office managers, practice managers, coding managers and directors, compliance officers, auditors as well as coding auditors.