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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Is 99199 for No-Shows?

Question: We report 99199 to payers to bill for no-show patients. We’ve been doing this for a while since our participating payers allow no-show billing. However, a new staff member told us that we can’t do this. Is she right? Florida Subscriber Answer: Yes, she is correct. If the office has determined it will pursue a billing policy for no-shows [...]