There’s hope for paraplegics who are told they’ll never be able to walk again. Brain-machine interfaces provide a strategy aimed at restoring mobility in severely paralyzed patients, according to a study published on Aug. 11 in Scientific Reports. The eight patients who participated in the study have gained some motor control. The article, “Paraplegics Are Learning ...
Apr 1st, 2012
Know the difference between being thorough and going overboard. By Jeremy Reimer, CPC Recently, a client asked me to review the medical records of a patient involved in a relatively minor motor vehicle accident (MVA). Three days after the accident, the patient went to see a chiropractor. The patient complained of neck pain, and some ...
In CMS
Aug 27th, 2010
Palmetto GBA recently amended its Cataract Surgery Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) to reflect a focus on the adult patient and a more complete description of functional status. In response to comments the J1 Part A/B Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) received, the title of the final policy was amended to appropriately reflect the adult patient population. ...