Experience. Integrity. Advocacy.
Experience. Integrity. Advocacy.

January 2022

Providing, Documenting, and Coding Medication Assisted Treatment in the ED

Emergency departments serve on the frontline of the fight against drug overdoses and opioid use disorder. While there have been several barriers to providing and billing for medication assisted treatment in the ED, many of those barriers have been reduced or eliminated. When emergency physicians do administer and/or prescribe MAT, here’s what they should document and code for their services. READ MORE

Place of Service Codes Updated for Telehealth, though Not for Medicare

The Medicare Place of Service Workgroup recently revised the telehealth place of service codes to reflect the need for greater specificity in the industry. While Medicare itself has not identified a use for the update within their own billing guidelines, they’ve made changes because “the healthcare industry has a greater need for specificity than Medicare” and “this eases coordination of benefits and gives other payers the setting information they need.” READ MORE

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