2018 ICD-10 ICD 10 New Codes for Pain Management Billing Coding and Pain Medicine
Jan13

2018 ICD-10 ICD 10 New Codes for Pain Management Billing Coding and Pain Medicine

We have now the new codes for 2018 ICD-10 ICD 10 New Codes for Pain Management and Pain Medicine Practice Offices. So pay attention with this. Knowing these codes can impact your documentation and revenue cycle. 2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52  Pain, unspecified The 2018 edition of ICD-10-CM R52 became effective on October 1, 2017. Applicable… Please LOGIN HERE to view this content. Or, REGISTER HERE Find this article useful?...

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How much is Allowed During the Global Period Using Modifier 58, 78 and 79
Jan17

How much is Allowed During the Global Period Using Modifier 58, 78 and 79

How much is Allowed During the Global Period Using Modifiers 58, 78 and 79 These 3 Modifiers are commonly used when the service was rendered during the Surgical Global Period. And you might be wondering how are they being reimbursed based on the allowable amount? Well, here’s what I thought I should be sharing to you. Modifier 58  What it indicates, “staged or related procedure or service by the same physician during the...

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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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Compliance Guidance (Videos)
Mar18

Compliance Guidance (Videos)

  Compliance Program Basics Physician Self-Referral Law Federal Anti-Kickback Statute False Claims Act     OIG Guidance Operating an Effective Compliance Program Overview of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services   Related POST READ HERE –  Compliance Guidance from the Office of the Inspector General or the OIG   For more information, training and references… Please LOGIN HERE to view this...

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