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Pain Management Coding Alert


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 [...]