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
Apr 1st, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced, March 18, updates for the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), effective April 1. If your facility or ambulatory surgical center (ASC) submits outpatient claims to Medicare, you’ll want to know about these changes, which include code additions and deletions, payment status changes and corrections, too. ...