Medicare Billing Errors

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Catherine, I did not realize how important the modifiers were to the Medicare billing process. Since reading some of the discussions this week I understand the role of modifiers much better. It is essential that we are able to choose the correct modifier because it can avoid fraud and abuse. After doing a little research I found that one of the top billing errors is from choosing the incorrect modifier. Because every code does not require a modifier I 'm afraid I will have trouble determining which code needs a modifier and which ones do not. I plan on practicing when I get free time so that I can understand them better. There is so much to learn when enter this field I am definitely going to confine looking over my manuals everyday you can
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