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Pain Points of Pain Management Services
5 days ago
The National Institutes of Health (NIH)is expected to receive an additional $500 million to spend annually on pain management and opioid use. On Tuesday, the agency published details as to how the infusion of additional money will be used as part of a program titled “Helping to End Addiction Long Term (HEAL)."
Earlier this week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved facet joint injections for auditing, warning that auditors will review medical documentation to determine that services were medically reasonable and necessary.
Reporting on this latest development will be American Medical Association (AMA) author and consultant Deborah Grider. Grider will also preview her upcoming webcast on the coding and documentation of pain management injections to avoid audits and takebacks.
Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include:
Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 Physician Advisory Services, makes his Monday Rounds with another installment of his popular segment.
Hot Topics: Monitor Mondays senior correspondent Nancy Beckley, president and CEO of Nancy Beckley and Associates, reports on all the latest hot topics and present the Monitor Mondays Listener Survey.
Risky Business: Healthcare attorney David Glaser, with Fredrikson & Byron, reports on another example of a potentially troublesome issue that could pose a risk to your facility.
Medicare Advantage Report: Monitor Mondays national correspondent J. Paul Spencer, a senior healthcare consultant for DoctorsManagement, continues to report on the vexing issue of Medicare Advantage.
Special Assignment:Senior healthcare analyst Frank Cohen will return to the broadcast to continue his reporting of alleged bias he is uncovering in extrapolation audits
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