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Pain Management Coding Alert

Testing:
Keep EDX Tips on Hand for Optimal Coding

Remember; NCS/EMG combo could spell electrodiagnostic test. One of the tests your PM provider might administer is actually a combination of tests called electrodiagnostic (EDX) testing. Definition: If the provider performs a nerve conduction study (NCS) along with an electromyography (EMG), it's likely an EDX test. The challenge for coders comes, of course, when it's time to file the claim. [...]