Modifier 25 — Defending a "Significant, Separately Identifiable Service"
Author: Morrow, Karna W
Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article
Publication Date: September 2016
Think about the last time you attached modifier 25 to an Evaluation and Management (E/M) code. What were the circumstances? It was a new patient. The procedure or service was not planned. The provider documented each of the key components in addition to documenting the procedure. The payor....