Medicare Covers Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS) ONLY for Back Pain
Oct27

Medicare Covers Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS) ONLY for Back Pain

Medicare Covers Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS) ONLY for Back Pain In June 8, 2012, CMS issued a Medicare National Coverage Determination (NCD) that allows coverage of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for chronic low back pain (CLBP) only when the patient is enrolled in an approved clinical study within three years after the June 8, 2015 under coverage with evidence development (CED) that meets the...

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HCFA 1500 CMS Place of Service Codes Guidelines | Box 24 B POS
Oct24

HCFA 1500 CMS Place of Service Codes Guidelines | Box 24 B POS

HCFA 1500 CMS Place of Service Codes Guidelines Listed below are place of service codes and descriptions. These codes should be used on your professional claims see Box 24B on HCFA 1500 CMS Place of Service: 01 Pharmacy A facility or location where drugs and other medically related items and services are sold, dispensed, or otherwise provided directly to patients. (effective 10/1/05) 2005-10-01 02 Unassigned N/A 03 School A facility...

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Neurology Medical Codes for Billing | Analysis and Programming CPT Codes
Oct20

Neurology Medical Codes for Billing | Analysis and Programming CPT Codes

Neurology Medical Codes for Billing and Analysis and Programming CPT Codes   Neurology CPT Code 95970 Electronic analysis of implanted neurostimulator pulse generator system (eg, rate, pulse amplitude, pulse duration, configuration of waveform, battery status, electrode selectability, output modulation, cycling, impedance and patient compliance measurements); simple or complex brain, spinal cord, or peripheral (ie, cranial nerve,...

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2017 New Physical Therapy Evaluation Codes – Final Rule
Oct14

2017 New Physical Therapy Evaluation Codes – Final Rule

Here comes 2017 and we have 3 New Physical Therapy Evaluation Codes. CMS has proposed a new physical therapy codes for 2017 as part of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (CMS-1654-P) proposed rule for 2017 . We have now the: 2017 New Physical Therapy Evaluation Codes Key Points: Each of these codes are not “time-based”; typical time is used as a guidance only Complexity (low-medium-high) Therapy Evaluation encounter MUST...

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CPT Code for Urine Drug Screen | Pain Management Clinic Drug Testing
Oct14

CPT Code for Urine Drug Screen | Pain Management Clinic Drug Testing

  *** 2017 NEW CPT CODES FOR URINE DRUG SCREENING – READ AND CLICK HERE! CPT Code for Urine Drug Screen | Pain Management Clinic Drug Testing G0431 (DELETED December 2015) G0434 (DELETED December 2015) New Codes: January 2016 CPT Code for Urine Drug Screen Presumptive CPT Code for Drug Screen Testing G0477 QW Drug tests(s), presumptive, any number of drug classes; any number of devices or procedures, (eg, immunoassay) capable of...

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