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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

ICD-10 Coding:
Many Payers Put Out Their Own Chemodenervation Dx Code Lists

Know every payer’s policy on paying 64612-64617. Getting to the correct diagnosis code for face/neck chemodenervation, because payers can have differing ideas about medical necessity for these injections. One thing’s for sure: the conditions listed in the CPT® code descriptors are by no means complete, confirms Judith L. Blaszczyk, RN, CPC, ACS-PM, ICDCT-CM, compliance auditor at ACE, Inc. in Overland [...]