Primary Care Coding Alert

E/M Coding: Anticipate These Answers to Report Preventive Medicine Visits Accurately


- Published on Tue, Apr 17, 2018
This FAQ on how to report 99381-99397 is exactly what the doctor ordered. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offered up a sobering statistic — that even though “preventive visits and vaccinations are just a few examples of ways people can stay healthy … Americans use preventive services at about half the recommended rate.” (Source: https://www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/toolstemplates/entertainmented/tips/PreventiveHealth.html) [...]





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