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Update Your Modifier 59 Knowledge

Learn coding tips and tricks, and much more from the AADA Coding Experts.
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  • Overview

    Designed for dermatologists, practice administrators, and coding and billing staff, the "Update Your Modifier 59 Knowledge" on-demand webinar provides an in-depth view of specific guidelines and requirements for accurate reporting of CPT codes when modifier 59 is necessary to allow for approved code edits in order to achieve appropriate reimbursement for services provided in a dermatology practice.

    Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to:

    • Appropriately append modifier 59 to the correct codes when multiple procedure codes are reported on the same day, by the same physician, on the same patient.
    • Understand the difference between anatomical modifiers 59 and 51, and when to use them.
    • Understand how to use the CMS NCCI edits file to determine appropriate placement of modifier 59.