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Pain Management Coding Alert

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Use These Pointers to Sharpen ABN Smarts

Remember modifiers, or payer might forget about ABN. At times, pain management practices need to use advance beneficiary notices (ABNs) — written notices a provider gives a Medicare beneficiary before furnishing items or services when the provider thinks that Medicare will not pay on the basis of medical reasonableness or medical necessity. Sounds like a mouthful, right? Well, once you [...]