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Exercise Caution When Reporting E/M Service With AWV Codes

Question: Our FP recently performed an evaluation and management service during an annual wellness visit. Can E/M codes be reported with the wellness visit and if so, is it necessary to use a modifier such as 25 with the annual wellness visit code? The patient is a Medicare patient. New Orleans  Subscriber  Answer: When your FP performs a Medicare annual wellness visit [...]