Ranking Modifiers

by Steve Adams Modifiers enable a provider to report that a service or procedure has been altered by some specific circumstance, when that circumstance is not defined by a different code.  The use of modifiers eliminates the need for separate procedure listings that may describe the modifying circumstances. Modifiers may be used to indicate that: A service or procedure has a...

New AMA Resources Help Physicians Take C...

Increasing importance of physician data It is often said that knowledge is power, and in our increasingly technology-based world of medicine, the primary source for obtaining that knowledge is data. All-payer claims databases, patient registries, patient satisfaction survey results, data analytics engines, electronic health records and a host of other systems and technologies are...