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Pain Management Coding Alert

E/M Coding:
Be Ready for Common Observation Scenarios

Remember the 8-hour rule for Medicare. When your provider performs an observation service for a patient, there’s not just one code you can slap on the claim and file worry-free. In fact, there’s not even one code set for observations. You’ll have to choose from several coding strategies depending on length of observation, level of service, etc. failure to choose [...]