Gastroenterology is, by far, one of highest volume ambulatory surgery center specialties, and the confusing modifiers prove to be one of the few coding mistakes. Usually, the confusion is between modifiers 51 and 59. On one hand, the modifier 51 is utilized for two procedures in two different coding categories being done on the same day.
While on the other hand, the modifier 59 is used when a different procedure is performed. If any of these arise, then you must hire the services of a gastroenterology medical billing Kendall expert. Another issue is the upcoming which has reference to when new patients are associated with higher reimbursement rate.