Apr 1st, 2012
Part 1: Make room for the latest in CPT® coding. By Marvel J. Hammer, RN, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, ACS-PM, CHCO, and G.J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC CPT® 2012 brings important changes to pain management coding. In the first of this two-part series, we’ll: Review the revised coding guidelines for sacroiliac (SI) joint injection. Clarify the methodology ...
In Billing
Jan 27th, 2012
Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) are fervently updating their local coverage determinations (LCDs) to coincide with 2012 coding changes brought forth by the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Highmark Medicare Services, for example, has revised the following LCDs to reflect the annual CPT® and HCPCS Level II code updates, ...