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CPT: Preventive medicine codes
In the exam room, the distinction between one type of visit and another isn’t always clear. It’s important to know when — and how — you can bill for both.
New codes for cognitive assessment and care planning, team-based care management, prolonged preventive services, and anticoagulation management are among this year’s changes.
Asking patients about their drinking habits is a straightforward way to boost health and revenue.
You’re likely already doing the work, so why not get paid for it?
It’s not hard, once you get the hang of it, but the differences from E/M coding can be confusing.
Our previous issue described the requirements and introduced an encounter form for documenting these visits. Now we answer your questions about this newest Medicare benefit.
A new injection code and newborn codes are among this year’s most notable CPT changes.
The first step to improving your bottom line is to make sure you bill for the services you are already providing.
This year's new codes cover evaluations done over the phone or online.
Your patients will be better off if you take a more active approach and consistently advocate for prevention.