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Who Can Bill for CPT Code 96132?

Ask BrainCheck:Who can bill the assessments?The following questions were submitted during our…


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The Effects of Exercise on the Brain

Are physical activity interventions effective in reducing the risk of cognitive decline and/or…


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Documenting CPT 96138 and Establishing Medical Necessity for Cognitive Testing

Ask BrainCheck:Meeting CPT 96138 documentation requirements and using neurocognitive tests to…


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CMS Revises Modifier for CPT Codes 96138 and 96132

It has recently come to our attention that effective April 1, 2019, practitioners billing for…


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Caregiver Stress in Dementia

Behaviors and factors that create the greatest caregiver burdenWith estimates of the…


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Senior Substance Use: Risk Factors Associated with Aging and Health

A look at alcohol, marijuana, and opioid use in the elderly populationGranny and Granddad…


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Polypharmacy: Challenges in Medication Management in Older Adults

Polypharmacy in the elderlyIn our series of recent posts, we’ve focused on the importance of…


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Management of Anxiety in Dementia Patients

The benefits of actively assessing and treating anxiety in elderly individuals with dementiaIn…


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Dementia and Depression: Early Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment in Elderly Individuals

The merits of actively assessing and treating depression in elderly individuals with cognitive…


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The Family's Role in Cognitive Care Planning

Understanding the benefits of the family's involvement in the cognitive care planning…