AANEM Advocacy News Express

AANEM News Express

2013 Coding Changes Significantly Reduce EDX RVUs

    11/14/2012
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

    11/2/2012
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published its work and practice relative value units (RVUs) for 2013.

AANEM Endorses IVIg Guideline

    3/27/2012
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

    3/19/2012

CMS Delays 5010 Transaction Standards

How to Deal with EMG Claims Denials

    2/22/2012
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

    2/21/2012
AANEM Endorses Intraoperative Monitoring Guideline

SGR News Update

    2/17/2012
SGR News Update

HHS announces intent to delay ICD-10 compliance date

    2/16/2012
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

    1/5/2012
Medicare Claims Filing Update


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