Audits of Medicare Payments for Spinal Pain Management Services
Medicare Part B covers various spinal pain management services including facet joint injections, facet joint denervation sessions, lumbar epidural injections, and trigger point injections. Medicare Part B also covers sedation administered during these pain management services. We will audit whether Medicare payments for spinal pain management services billed by physicians complied with Federal requirements.
|Announced or Revised||Agency||Title||Component||Report Number(s)||Expected Issue Date (FY)|
|May 2021||Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services||Audits of Medicare Payments for Spinal Pain Management Services||Office of Audit Services||W-00-21-35825||2022|