Anesthesia & Pain Management Compliance Auditors

Useful Links

Useful Links – anesthesia billing and coding compliance

The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians  www.asipp.org/

American Society of Pain Management Nurses-ASPMN www.aspmn.org/

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine www.asra.com/

Links to numerous articles on HIPAA related cases www.benefitslink.com/buzz/topics/headlines/hipaa.shtml

Center for Health Information Management www.chim.org

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – CMS www.cms.hhs.gov/home/medicare.asp

Medicare Information for Anesthesiologists www.cms.hhs.gov/center/anesth.asp

American Society of Anesthesiologists www.asahq.org

CCI Edits www.cms.hhs.gov/NationalCorrectCodInitEd/

American Academy of Pain Medicine-AAHPM www.painmed.org/

American Chronic Pain Association-ACPA www.theacpa.org/

American Medical Association – AMA www.ama-assn.org/

Office of Inspector General www.oig.hhs.gov/

American Pain Foundation www.painfoundation.org/

American Pain Society-APS www.ampainsoc.org/

American Society for Action on Pain www.druglibrary.org/Schaffer/asap/

American Society of Pain Management Nurses-ASPMN www.aspmn.org/

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine  www.asra.com/

American Statistical Association – ASA www.amstat.org/

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – CMS www.cms.hhs.gov/

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists-AANA www.aana.com/

American Academy of Professional Coders-AAPC www.aapc.com

Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations-JCAHO www.jcaho.org/

Pain.com www.pain.com/

Society for Pain Practice Management www.sppm.org/

Home page of the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission, which offers materials on HIPAA security accreditation www.ehnac.org

Links to HIPAA resources and news www.hipaainfo.net

Joint Commission Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations-JCAHO www.jcaho.org/

Home page of the National Uniform Claim Committee, which works to develop a standardized data set for use by the non-institutional health care community to transmit claim and encounter information to and from all third-party payors www.nucc.org

American Pain Foundation www.painfoundation.org/

American Academy of Pain Medicine-AAHPM www.painmed.org/

Register for HIPAA Compliance Alert’s HIPAA listserv www.privacyhealth.net

Advisory panel to CMS (formerly HCFA) on technology issues affecting the private sector and Medicaid Management Information System. Links to several paper and articles on HIPAA  www.ps-tag.org