modifiers

Dermatology in the COVID-19 pandemic: Now and the future
COVID-19 In Dermatology
by Luke Josiah Maxfield, DO on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. I, along with dermatology residents and dermatologists all over the country, have been watching the world leaders in our field as they try to keep a finger on the ever-changing pulse of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the dermatologist, we have either been forced into a technological world we had not yet fully embraced or we …
Modifiers- What Stories Do They Tell?
CPT code modifiers
by Carrie Dunham-Leach on
Most think the full patient story is in the medical records. This is partially true, but a large part of the patient treatment story is told by the CPT codes billed and the modifiers added to those CPT codes. There are hundreds of modifiers to choose from and choose wisely because the modifiers added to a code could result in a denied or unpaid claim. Modifiers May Be Used To: Identify a rel …