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Family Practice Coding Alert

Preventive Services:
Yes, You Can Bill a Separate Problem During a Well Check Visit

Watch for significant service that could boost pay. When a patient comes to your office for a preventive wellness visit, don’t automatically assign a code from 99381-99397 and think your claim is complete. If the patient mentions a health problem or other concern during the preventive visit, the encounter might qualify for two codes. Checkpoint: If the problem ranks as [...]

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