AANEM News Express Related to Coding and Billing

AANEM News Express


Approximately 4,500 Medicare providers of electrodiagnostic tests received comparative billing reports (CBRs) earlier this month. If you received one, please send a copy of your report to the AANEM policy department at policy@aanem.org or via fax at (507) 288-1225.

CMS to Release Comparative Billing Reports on EDX Testing in February

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be issuing a national provider Comparative Billing Report (CBR) on Electrodiagnostic (EDX) Testing on February 1, 2016. 

Deadline for ICD-10 Finalized

October 1, 2015, is the new ICD-10 compliance date mandated in a final rule by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) last month.

2014 Coding Guide: A Comprehensive Resource

The AANEM Online Coding Guide is the most comprehensive source for EDX coding information including: all neuromuscular CPT and diagnosis codes and detailed explanations of how and when to use new EDX codes and CPT modifiers.

Preparing for 2014 CPT Code Changes

Familiarize yourself with two upcoming changes to the chemodenervation and interoperative monitoring codes now to identify work flow revisions that will be necessary on or before January 1, 2014.

Bills Introduced in Congress to Delay ICD-10 Implementation

Over the last three weeks, bills have been introduced in both the House and Senate to block implementation of the ICD-10 diagnostic and procedure code set.

2013 EDX Code Set Inappropriately Causing Insurance Denials

Have you been experiencing claims denials of EMG codes 95885-95887 when billed with the new nerve conduction study (NCS) codes 95907-95913?

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.