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Pain Management Coding Alert


Up Your Focus on Post-Grace Period Denials

Getting denials based on Dx specificity? We've got the solution. Practices that haven't already done so should check the claims dated after October 1, 2016, for denials based on incomplete or incorrect diagnosis codes. Why? That's the day Medicare's grace period for ICD-10 codes ended, meaning that it expected you to submit more exact diagnosis codes starting in October. If [...]