Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

Testing:
Scour Notes, Max Out Stenosis Checks

Did your provider go beyond E/M for confirmation? You might be able to code a procedure. When a patient reports to the physician with symptoms of spinal stenosis, things can get tough fast for the unprepared coder. Coding conundrum: A patient with spinal stenosis could come in at any stage of the injury — pre-diagnosis or post-diagnosis — for treatment [...]