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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Annual Wellness Visits:
This MAC Reminds Practices to Use Caution Billing Separate E/M With AWV

Remember not to overlap history, exam when determining E/M level. When a patient presents for an annual wellness visit (AWV) or initial preventative physical exam (IPPE), you typically know how to report the visit. But if they have a separate issue that requires a deeper evaluation, that’s when coding can get tricky. One MAC tried to shed some light on [...]