Pain Management Procedure Modifiers: Use Them Correctly to Tell the Story and Transitioning from Volume to Value: How Will It Effect Your Pain Practice?
Presenter: Marvel J. Hammer, RN, BS, CPC, CCS-P, ACS-PM, CPCO
Date and Time: December 4, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
When you code for a pain management provider, choosing the proper modifier for the documented procedure can get tricky. But don’t worry! This surgical modifier session will unlock the secrets about the modifiers you should review for use in your pain management practice. Now, more than ever before, we’re seeing decreasing reimbursements and increased compliance scrutiny. You need every available tool to capture revenue and avoid inaccurate — or even fraudulent — pain management procedure billing. Modifiers can make all the difference, but only if you use them correctly. Inappropriate use of modifiers can put you at risk for compliance breaches and potential fines if an auditor knocks on your door. In this session, Marvel will unlock the secrets about whether to append a procedure modifier and if so, which one.