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CPT: Preventive medicine codes
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.
Your patients will be better off if you take a more active approach and consistently advocate for prevention.
This year's new codes cover evaluations done over the phone or online.
Here’s how to make sure you get paid for this common and valuable service.
Don’t cheat yourself. That’s the health plan’s job.