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Pain Management Coding Alert

Coding Tips:
Ask 'Tunneled or Non-tunneled?' to Start Your Spinal Cath Coding

Following these 5 steps will ensure you cover all the bases. Coding for spinal catheters may pose a challenge if you don’t know the specifics (such as the approach and catheter handling) to search for in the clinical note. The next time your pain management specialist implants a spinal catheter for a patient who needs long-term intrathecal or epidural infusions, [...]


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