Main difference between Modifier 58, 78 and 79

Main difference between Modifier 58, 78 and 79
Reporting procedures and services performed in the outpatient setting may create a challenge for coders when a return to the operating room for a related or unrelated procedure or service becomes necessary. There are different modifiers used for outpatient setting like 59, 76, 77, 58, 78, 79 etc....
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Easy trick to learn Cpt Code for Peripheral Angiography

Easy trick to learn Cpt Code for Peripheral Angiography
Basic about Cpt Code for Peripheral Angiogram Angiography or angiogram is a study of blood vessel like artery or vein through x rays. Angiography is very common while coding Interventional radiology reports in Medical Coding. Vascular procedure will have to perform angiography to find any abnormality in blood...
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How to Clear CPC exam in First Attempt

How to Clear CPC exam in First Attempt
Medical coding is always a booming career for healthcare professionals. In this field, you keep on learning new things and new facilities, which are very interesting to learn. I have never thought a numerical code can define disease or diagnosis and procedure. However, it is quite interesting from...
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What are POA Indicators in Inpatient Coding?

What is POA Indicator in Inpatient Coding?
Requirement of The POA Indicators POA indicators is an alpha character assigned to the principal diagnosis code and any secondary diagnosis codes reported for each inpatient admission. POA indicators are distinct from diagnosis codes and are not part of ICD 10 CM codes. Yes, they are assigned and...
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