Make no mistake: Coding for nerve blocks is a challenge even for season coders in your pain management practice. Understanding how to accurately report chemodenervation with toxins for headache and spasticity disorders can be complex, given that you’ll have to account for both the number of injections and the injection sites.
Greater attention to detail and accurate documentation are crucial for both the coder and the provider performing theses service –especially if you want to recover your full, deserved reimbursement.
During this session, Amy Turner, RN, BSN, MMHC, CPC, will discuss when to use modifìers appropriately to ensure correct reimbursement on multi-level procedures versus bilateral procedures. She will also provide suggestions on proper counting of levels.
Who should attend?
Amy Turner, RN, BSN, MMHC, CPC has worked most of her career in the Pain Management field. Her focus is on compliance and appropriate documentation. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of HealthCare Management from Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Amy’s combination of clinical experience and coding & billing offers insights that speak well to both the clinician and the billing & coding expert.