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Check off requirements for hyperbaric oxygen therapy before treatment

APC Payment Insider, June 1, 2010

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It’s important to note the differences between payers, says Gloryanne Bryant, BS, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCDS, regional managing director of HIM for Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, CA. “When we say a patient is Medicare, we need to know what MAC or FI we have in addition to knowing they’re Medicare,” Bryant says.

HBO is an adjunctive therapy, meaning it is not the primary source of therapy that a practitioner would use, says Gloria Miller, CPC, vice president of reimbursement at Comprehensive Healthcare Solutions in Tacoma, WA. 

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