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Avoid Medical Necessity Audits for Pain Management

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The Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) have been approved to audit pain management injections. That is why this webcast is a must-see learning experience for helping your team avoid audits and take-backs for pain management services; such as Facet Joint Injections/Medial Branch Block (MBB) Injections, Trigger Point Injections, Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Injections, Epidural Steroid Injections and Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA).

“Deb provided great specifics regarding pain management documentation requirements.” - Webcast Attendee


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Pain management injections are low-hanging fruit for auditors – both commercial and payors. And now, Facet Joint Injections and Medial Branch Blocks are being directly targeted by the Recovery Audit Contractors – the RACs. Every hospital and medical practice must understand the specific documentation requirements as well as the appropriate protocol for validating medical necessity for pain management procedures, or face audits and take-backs.

Fortunately, this exclusive RACmonitor webcast will cover and review many payer medical policies when reporting pain management services; such as Facet Joint Injections/Medial Branch Block (MBB) Injections, Trigger Point Injections, Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Injections, Epidural Steroid Injections, and Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA). You and your team will learn what auditors are looking for when auditing pain management services. And, you’ll receive tips on how to validate medical necessity when reporting injection procedures for pain management.

Learning Objectives:

During this exclusive RACmonitor webcast, Ms. Grider will…

  • Define documentation risk areas when reporting pain management services and understand how to improve them;
  • Demonstrate how to comply with coding and payor rules when coding pain encounters;
  • Review what payors are looking for when auditing pain services;
  • Explain how to adapt interventional pain coverage policies into your reimbursement process, and
  • Demonstrate an understanding of medical necessity for pain management services, including when you can report an E/M code on the same day.
Who Should Attend

Chief financial officers, case managers, inpatient coding and HIM professionals, hospital compliance and audit and appeal managers and directors, RAC coordinators, financial specialists, analysts, revenue cycle personnel, and clinical documentation integrity specialists.