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CPT: Preventive medicine codes
Think of this as your field guide to the rules surrounding Medicare preventive services.
You’re likely already doing the work, so why not get paid for it?
The authors offer advice on coding for preventive care visits with non-Medicare patients.
The author answers readers' questions about how to document, code and bill for Medicare's new Annual Wellness Visit benefit.
The author describes changes in CPT codes for 2009 in the areas most likely to affect family physicians.
The author explains the ins and outs of several underutilized codes.
This article describes the 2008 changes in CPT codes most likely to affect family physicians.
The article describes how to more effectively advocate that your patients receive needed preventive services.
The author describes how to code and get paid for sports physicals and how to manage sometimes differing expectations of the parent, the patient and your own as the physician.
Don’t cheat yourself. That’s the health plan’s job.