AANEM Advocacy News Express

AANEM News Express

Coding Update: Please Act Now

It’s time to act! We need you to contact your members of Congress today to tell them to protect the future of electrodiagnostic and neuromuscular medicine.

2013 Coding Changes Significantly Reduce EDX RVUs

CMS has announced the electrodiagnostic medicine relative value units for 2013. While most EMG RVUs have increased, the nerve conduction study RVUs have decreased significantly.

Reduction of RVUs for EMG and NCS Codes

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published its work and practice relative value units (RVUs) for 2013.

AANEM Endorses IVIg Guideline

The American Association of Neuromuscular & and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) recently endorsed the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) guideline on IVIg.

CMS Delays 5010 Transaction Standards


CMS Delays 5010 Transaction Standards

How to Deal with EMG Claims Denials

CPT code changes in 2012 resulted in three new codes that are to be used when needle EMGs are performed on the same date of service as nerve conduction studies (NCS). 

AANEM Endorses Intraoperative Monitoring Guideline

AANEM Endorses Intraoperative Monitoring Guideline

SGR News Update

SGR News Update

HHS announces intent to delay ICD-10 compliance date

As part of President Obama’s commitment to reducing regulatory burden, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen G. Sebelius today announced that HHS will initiate a process to postpone the date by which certain health care entities have to comply with International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition diagnosis and procedure codes (ICD-10).

Medicare Claims Filing Update

Medicare Claims Filing Update