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Look to 99406 and 99407 for Smoking and Tobacco-Use Cessation Counseling

Question: If our physician performs smoking and tobacco-use cessation counseling, which CPT® codes can we report? Nevada Subscriber Answer: The 2017 CPT® manual gives you two code choices for smoking and tobacco-use cessation counseling. They are as follows: 99406 (Smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling visit; intermediate, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes) 99407 ( ... intensive, greater than 10 [...]