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Pediatric Coding Alert

Prolonged Service Coding:

99358: Unlock the Mystery of Non-Face-to-Face Prolonged Visits

You can report extra time for extended visits with parents. Although you’re familiar with prolonged service codes as a way to account for time spent “face-to-face” with a patient, there is also a set of codes for reporting extra time spent out of the patient’s presence on an E/M service—and every pediatric practice should know how to report them. In [...]