Overview of Chronic Pain Management


CEU Approved: 1.0

Price: $0 (Subscribers ONLY)


Title: Overview of Chronic Pain Management


Presenter: Kateryna (Kate) Patskovska, CPB, AAPC Approved Instructor (CPB-I)

Time: 1.06 hours


Description: In 2023, there were multiple policy and coding changes attending chronic pain management. This webinar highlights those changes and discusses several medical policies to help you stay compliant and achieve pain management reimbursement.


Additional Resources:





  • Review the new codes for chronic pain management (Medicare 2023).
  • Ensure proper reimbursement via recognizing bundled vs not bundled payments of various medical policies.
  • Examine anesthesia and pain management reimbursement of different medical policies.
  • Stay compliant by using current codes.


Key Points:

•  Introduction to Chronic Pain Management
a) Four Major Types of Pain
b) Three Types of Chronic Pain Management Procedures With Most Common Code Examples


•  Pain Management Coverage/Reimbursement
a) NGS/CMS- Pain Management Policy 10/1/23
b) Emblem Health Anesthesia and Pain Management Policy
c) Cigna Anesthesia Services for Interventional Pain Management Procedures
d) Aetna: Nerve Block
e) UHC: Epidural Steroid Injection for Spinal Pain


•  Medicare New Chronic Pain Management Bundled Reimbursement Codes
a) Two New Chronic Pain Management Bundled Codes With Descriptions
b) Who Can Bill the Codes
c) Maximum Units




Kateryna Patskovska, CPB, AAPC Approved Instructor (CPB-I)


I am a certified medical biller as well as an AAPC Approved Instructor for Medical Billing (CPB-I). I have over 15 years of experience in Healthcare field serving in various positions: medical receptionist, medical biller, supervisor, Practice Manager, etc.


My current and past public speaking engagements include AMBA, SFHIMA chapter and various AAPC Chapters. As for my recorded AAPC CEU approved webinars, you will be able to find them in an online library of BC Advantage Magazine. I am also a published author in the AAPC HBM magazine (November 2021 Issue). If you are interested in my upcoming speaking engagements, please see my home page!


Currently, I am available as a part-time medical billing and coding tutor on Varsity Tutors platform as well as a Health Care Program Planner/Analyst at MetroPlus Health.