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Anesthesia Coding Alert

Pain Management:

Don’t Settle for the Simple ‘Pain’ Diagnosis

General is fine for a starting point, but be prepared to shift. Coding for pain syndromes can sometimes be difficult because it takes time – and potentially multiple encounters or attempts at treatment – before your provider can assign a definitive diagnosis. As a refresher on how to correctly handle these situations, check out this real-world scenario. The situation: A [...]

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