Pain Management

PM: Pain Management Curriculum

These courses are ideal for coding and billing professionals working in the physician practice or hospital outpatient setting. Each course explains procedure techniques, coding guidelines, modifier use, coverage issues, and reimbursement considerations. The courses contain examples, case studies and multiple-choice exercises to improve comprehension and retention. At the end of each course there is a multiple-choice assessment to test the learner’s knowledge of the material.

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PM1: Patient Visits

This online learning course prepares physician practice coders to assign procedure codes for evaluation and management (E/M) services performed by pain management physicians.

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PM2: ICD-10-CM Fundamentals for Pain Management

This online learning course provides learners with an introduction to ICD-10-CM coding for pain management services. The course contains explanations of ICD-10-CM coding conventions and guidelines, numerous exercises and examples, and a printable study guide that contains key learning points.

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PM3: Spinal Procedures I

This online learning course and companion course PM4 prepare coders working in the physician practice or hospital outpatient setting to assign procedure codes for pain management spinal procedures. ​The course discusses coding guidelines, documentation requirements, modifier use, and bundling issues.

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PM4: Spinal Procedure II

This online learning course is a continuation of course PM3 Spinal Procedures I. It prepares coders working in the physician practice or hospital outpatient setting to assign procedure codes for pain management spinal procedures.

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PM5: Other Chronic Pain Injections

This online learning course prepares coders working in the physician practice or hospital outpatient setting to assign procedure codes for nerve blocks and other peripheral nervous system procedures performed by pain management specialists.

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PM7: Other Chronic Pain Procedures

This online learning course prepares coders working in the physician practice or hospital outpatient setting to charge correctly for drugs and implanted devices and to assign procedure codes for other chronic pain procedures not discussed in courses PM1-PM6.

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