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    We are an outpatient PT practice located in IL, we recently upgraded to a new EMR software company and are needing some clarification on timed units.

    Can someone please tell me what timed unit coding rule-set we should be following for Workers' compensation patient's and also provide the documentation to support this as I have looked all over the IWCC website and see no reference to any specific rule set.

    Also, in the case when we have a private insurer like BCBS as a primary payer and Medicare as a secondary payer, which rule set takes precedence? I am fairly certain that it would be Medicare. If you could also provide CMS documentation regarding this that would be great as well.

    Thanks in advance for your help!
    Last edited by Rhull8605; 08-28-2014 at 10:23 AM.

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