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Revised and Improved Coding and Classification System for Chronic Pain

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coding chronic pain in icd 10

Since there is no coding structure for chronic pain, it is difficult for hospitals to charge for treatment, and it is almost impossible for insurers and other policymakers to properly grasp the human and financial consequences of chronic pain. However, all of that is going to change with the recent coding changes.

Podiatry Specific Software to Be Featured at Valley of the Sun Podiatry Conference

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1st Providers Choice will be featuring Podiatry Specific Softwares at the Valley of the Sun Podiatry Conference. It will take place at the Marriott Phoenix Tempe at the Buttes of Phoenix, AZ  from April 8-11, 2021.

Major Changes to E/M Coding Starting in 2021

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The coding and rules in Evaluation and Monitoring (E/M) are about to experience the most significant changes since their introduction in the 1990s. The revisions are only limited to new and existing outpatient visits (CPT codes 99202-99205, 99211-99215) and will take effect from  January 1, 2021, onwards. In the coming years, improvements to all E/M…

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