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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Coding Quiz:

Can You Spot Which 99211 Rules Are Accurate?

Hint: You can’t automatically tack 99211 on to every service just because the nurse was present. Most practices agree that 99211 is a ubiquitous code, reported nearly every day for visits ranging from blood pressure checks to medication updates. But the so-called “nurse visit” code may not always be appropriate. Many MACs are scrutinizing these claims and attempting to clarify [...]