AAOSNow – April 2017
by Karen Zupko
Frequently Asked Questions – Pain Management In Orthopaedic Practices
Increasingly, pain management specialists—physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists or anesthesiologists—are joining orthopaedic groups that have adopted a more global approach to musculoskeletal system care. However, this presents challenges for the billing time, particularly with respect to coding procedures and transfers of care from the orthopaedists to their pain colleagues. The coding team at KarenZupko & Associates shared the following frequently asked questions.