Practice

On July 13, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule updating payment policies and payment rates for physicians under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) for 2018.  CMS estimates a 0% impact in payment for neurology and +1% for physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians; although, ultimately, the result could differ when the final rule is published in the fall.
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Coding & Billing

Coding and billing are essential for any healthcare provider. The AANEM strives to keep its members up-to-date in regards to changes, proper code utilization, and commonly asked questions.

AANEM Online Coding Guide 

The AANEM Online Coding Guide is the most comprehensive source for EDX coding information including:
  • Neuromuscular CPT and diagnosis codes
  • Detailed explanation of how and when to use EDX codes and CPT modifiers
  • Answers to frequently asked questions




Coding & Billing News

CMS Extends Attestation Deadline

CMS Mandates Providers Have 60 Days to Return Overpayments 

2016 Coding Guide Now Available

2016 Fee Schedule—What Does This Mean for Reimbursement?

New White Paper: ICD-10 Testing for Small Practices




Member-Only Coding Resources

  • ICD-10: Checklist, quizzes, tables, and everything your practice needs to transition to ICD-10
  • Relative Value Unit (RVU): Analysis of the Medicare fee schedule for EDX codes
  • Billing and Documentation
  • List of Nerves: Appendix J
  • Maximum Number Table:  Listing of EDX sensory, motor, and mixed nerves
  • Submit a Question: Ask AANEM's coding and billing experts for help


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