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Pain Management Coding Alert

Add-On Codes:
Use Add-Ons to Count EMG/NCS Combo

You’ll need 2 codes, and 2 documented orders, for these tests. When your PM specialist performs a nerve conduction study (NCS), you’ll choose the correct NCS code after counting the number of studies she performs. If the encounter also includes a needle electromyography (EMG), coders need to come through with add-on code knowledge to file a successful claim. The basics: [...]