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CN 1 – THE FORGOTTEN CRANIAL NERVE

When reviewing reports of people involved in motor vehicle collisions, I frequently notice that evaluations from other treating physicians state “Cranial Nerves 2 thru 12 tested and to be found

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The Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN)

Medicare requires that an Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN) be presented to patients when healthcare providers have reason to believe that a covered service may not be covered.  The purpose of

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Medicare Deductible For 2024

DEDUCTIBLE The Part B Medicare deductible for 2024 is $240.00. After the deductible is met, Medicare pays 80% of covered services that are considered medically necessary. https://www.cms.gov/files/document/mm13365-cy-2024-update-medicare-deductible-coinsurance-premium-rates.pdf COVERED SERVICES Manipulation

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Co-payment vs. Co-insurance

It is important to understand the terms co-payment and co-insurance. Co-payment is the fixed amount that a person pays each visit, typically after the deductible has been met. Coinsurance, like

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No Surprises Act

Effective January 1, 2022, the No Surprises Act, which Congress passed as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, is designed to protect patients from surprise bills for emergency

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