Understanding Spinal Cord Stimulator Coding Changes for 2010 - Don

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Marvel J. Hammer, RN, BS, CPC, CCS-P, ACS-PM, CPCO
Conference Date
Wed, Apr 28, 2010
90 Minutes
Product Description

What the last minute changes may mean for commercial SCS claims – a potential for increased denials.

Just when practices thought they were aware of all the changes that 2010 brought for Spinal Cord Stimulators - new changes were implemented. 

If you're trying to understand the new CPT codes in relationship to global period, when to bill for a revision versus a removal and differences between percutaneous and laminectomy surgical approach, you are not alone.

Join Marvel J. Hammer for this 90 minute audio seminar to get the scoop on the importance of accurate documentation to support payer authorization and/or medical necessity denials, review the details of the CPT & HCPCS code changes for 2010 and Recognize when providers can & cannot bill for SCS programming.

Here's just a sample of what you'll learn:

  • Providers can decrease denials for spinal cord stimulators - Marvel will tell you how
  • Review Medicare’s NCD and other payers’ policy requirements for Neurostimulators
  • Check your bottom line - Making financial sense of when to perform SCS procedures in your office versus in a facility
  • Accurate diagnosis coding to support medical necessity
  • Document diagnoses and prior failed treatment to justify payer authorization
  • When to use modifiers on your SCS claims to prevent claim denials



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About Our Speaker

Marvel J. Hammer - Neurology Coding Expert

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...   More Info
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