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May 21st, 2014
Abuses in drug prescription practices for Medicare Part D patients got so bad, Medicare announced  May 19 it will watch providers like a hawk.  Under the plan, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will compel physicians to join Medicare if prescribing for Part D patients, and the agency will expel physicians from Medicare ...
Jun 1st, 2012
CPT® 2012 revises intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring code usage for surgery. By Gloria Galloway, MD, FAAN Use of intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring (IONM) has increased over the last decade due to evidence of its role in reducing or preventing the incidence of paralysis or paraparesis in certain types of surgeries. Changes to CPT® 2012 affect codes used ...