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Orthopedic Coding Alert

E/M Coding:

Do You Know When You Can Use Prolonged-Service Codes? Find Out

Key: Count only face-to-face time and document necessity. When your physician performs an E/M service and spends more time than usual, you can may be able to claim for this additional time and effort spent. You can turn to the following add-on prolonged service codes: +99354 (Prolonged evaluation and management or psychotherapy service[s] [beyond the typical service time of the [...]