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Pediatric Coding Alert

Prolonged Service Coding: New Prolonged Service Codes Look Great--But Can You Collect for Them?

- Published on Thu, Mar 03, 2016
Some payers are reimbursing 99415-99416, while others have balked. When CPT® 2016 took effect on Jan. 1, many coders cheered over the addition of two new prolonged service E/M codes that enable you to capture nonphysician work that staffers perform after the physician sees the patient for an E/M service. On the flip side, however, many practices are in the [...]

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