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MODIFIERS REPLACING 59
could someone give me some cardiology examples where these new modifiers
are being used?
Sarah Tupper, CMC
Mohawk Valley Cardiology, PC
1676 Sunset Ave, 1st Floor
Utica, NY 13502
edited May 2017
We use the XS when we have stents in for instance RC and LD, we will use the XS on one of the stent codes so they don't dupe out on each other.
We use XE when the patient has multiple EKG's done in hospital and we have several reads, to indicate a separate encounter.
Robin Stuart | Provider Coding Specialist | Coding and Charge Capture
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