Change Your Specialty Designation

Use the CMS Form to Change your Specialty Designation to 09 – Interventional Pain Management

We are faced with the need to increase our 09 Interventional Pain Management specialty designation. Currently CMS claims there are too few IPM physicians, which negatively affects our reimbursement. Interventional Pain Physicians can now change their specialty code designation to 09 utilizing the CMS form CMS855I – see page 8, section D.

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