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  • 03:19 17 Feb 2015

    PT News: CMS Updates Recently Released Indicate PTs Not Yet Affected by Changes to 59 Modifier Coding in Medicare

    Source: APTA

    In a recently issued Medicare Learning Network guidance document (.pdf), CMS stated that "providers may continue to use the 59 modifier after January 1, 2015, in any instance in which it was correctly used prior to January 1, 2015." The agency writes that "additional guidance and education as to the appropriate use of the new … modifiers will be forthcoming as CMS continues to introduce the modifiers in a gradual and controlled fashion."

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