What is the correct code to report for point-of-care (POC) drug screen (UDS) testing? Should it be a CPT or a HCPCS codes? Should we append a modifier or not? How many units of services should be billed?
In some patients, chronic pain can only be controlled with opioid medication; an increasing number of physicians are using drug screen testing in the office to mitigate the risks associated with management of patients taking these controlled substances. Some states are now enacting legislation that requires providers to periodically perform these tests. Correctly reporting these services is a must!
Join this enlightening session presented by expert speaker Marvel J. Hammer, and learn about payer and government regulations that require close monitoring supervision, correct coding, and the risks/ benefits of in office drug screen testing.
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Who should attend? Coders, billers, both front & back office staff, office managers, and providers Most specialties, i.e. Pain management, Primary care, Family practice, Internal medicine, Neurology, Physiatry, Orthopedics, Spine surgery, potentially Neurosurgery and Adolescent medicine.
Marvel J Hammer, RN, BS, CPC, CCS-P, ACS-PM, CPCO is an accomplished professional with considerable years of experience both in the business and medical fields. She is a coding, billing and compliance consultant and owner of MJH Consulting based in Denver, Colorado.
She provides medical coding and billing education, assistance with payer audits and performs compliance reviews for her clients. Marvel enjoys teaching providers and their...
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