(These are my opinions and should not be construed as being the final authority. Other opinions may vary.)
We bill post-op blocks (with modifier -59) with all carriers. Some carriers pay, some don't. Pain Management NCCI edits are undergoing a quarter-by-quarter reassessment, and keeping up with the changes, and working the denials and appeals, can generate a 339.00!!! Just bill 'em and cross your fingers...
Richard Mann, your pain management coder
- ICD-10 Trainings
- Comprehensive Courses
- CPC (Certified Professional Coder)
- COC (Certified Outpatient Coder)
- CIC (Certified Inpatient Coder) NEW!
- CRC (Certified Risk Adjustment Coder) NEW!
- CPB (Certified Professional Biller)
- CPMA (Certified Professional Medical Auditor)
- CDEO (Certified Documentation Expert – Outpatient) NEW!
- CPPM (Certified Physician Practice Manager)
- CPCO (Certified Professional Compliance Officer)
- VIEW ALL CERTIFICATIONS
Coding / Billing Solutions
- Audit / Compliance Solutions
Job Experience / Apprentice Removal
News / Discussion
- Other Resources
- Book Store
- Log In / Join