Presenter: Kateryna (Kate) Patskovska, CPB, AAPC Approved Instructor (CPB-I)
Time: 51.00 minutes
Description: Learn about common modifiers and how to reduce denials and the chances of an audit by appending the proper modifiers.
Reduce denials by appending the proper modifiers.
Reduce chances of an audit by appending the proper modifiers.
Ensure proper revenue/reimbursement for services performed.
Review anesthesia reimbursement (formula).
Test your knowledge; know when to use the proper modifier.
Section I: Common Modifiers Used During an Office Visit (POS 11)
Modifiers 59, 24 - Definition of each code
List of scenarios when each code modifier is appropriate and not appropriate
Test your knowledge (two questions for modifier 24 and two questions for modifier 59)
Section II: Common Modifiers for Diagnostic Testing
Modifiers 26, TC - What each modifier represents
Examples of proper/improper use of each modifier
Test your knowledge
Section III: Common Modifiers for Surgery
Modifiers 62, AS - What each modifier represents
Reimbursement implications for using each modifier
Section IV: Common Modifiers for Anesthesiology
Modifiers AA, QX - What each modifier represents
Overview of anesthesia reimbursement (formula) with example calculations
Kateryna Patskovska, CPB, AAPC Approved Instructor (CPB-I)
I am a certified medical biller as well as an AAPC Approved Instructor for Medical Billing (CPB-I). I have over 15 years of experience in Healthcare field serving in various positions: medical receptionist, medical biller, supervisor, Practice Manager, etc.
My current and past public speaking engagements include AMBA, SFHIMA chapter and various AAPC Chapters. As for my recorded AAPC CEU approved webinars, you will be able to find them in an online library of BC Advantage Magazine. I am also a published author in the AAPC HBM magazine (November 2021 Issue). If you are interested in my upcoming speaking engagements, please see my home page!
Currently, I am available as a part-time medical billing and coding tutor on Varsity Tutors platform as well as a Health Care Program Planner/Analyst at MetroPlus Health.