The Invisible Illness

It’s often said that a doctor dreads new patients who suffer from chronic headaches. It can be a thankless task – no matter what treatment they are offered, the patients will more often than not return for a new option. The World Health Organization (WHO) notes that migraine is the third most common disease in the world. It’s also one …

Three Billing Challenges for Pain Management

Getting paid for pain management procedures can be a frustrating, sometimes overwhelming process that can take as much as six months thanks to ever-changing restrictions and regulations. Sometimes a claim can be denied because payers deem it “not medically necessary” or “experimental” in nature. Of course, the opioid epidemic brought with it more concerns about overprescribing pain medications and resulted …