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Pay-per-view: Accuracy is paramount for providers when reporting CMS’ new modifiers for 2016

APCs Insider, January 8, 2016

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Providers often struggle with modifiers—even those they've had available to report for many years—due to the unique scenarios they face at their facilities, staffing changes, and/or unclear or lacking authoritative guidance.
 
Starting January 1, 2016, CMS requires three new modifiers for providers to report. The good news is that it's pretty clear when they must be reported, but the bad news is that it will take some time to determine the best way for each provider to operationalize them.

 

Continue reading "Accuracy is paramount for providers when reporting CMS' new modifiers for 2016" on HCPro’s website. Subscribers to Briefings on APCs have free access to this article in the January issue. 



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