Oct 12, 2011

Modifiers 22, 52, and 53 for Medicare Claims

These three modifiers continue to trip up practices who use them when submitting Medicare claims. As is often the case, the key is to getting your claim paid is submitting good supporting documentation. Medicare won’t pay unless you explain why these procedures required more work or less work than usual, or why you stopped a procedure partway through.

Read more for practical tips and examples on how to use these modifiers correctly.

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