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code 99379, will I get pay

Irving Posted Thu 24th of June, 2010 01:21:58 AM

I am planning to use code 99379 1/month/patinet, will medcare pay for this.

SuperCoder Answered Thu 24th of June, 2010 06:46:42 AM

As per Medicare the payment for covered services are always bundled into payment for other services not specified. If RVUs are shown, they are not used for Medicare payment. If these services are covered, payment for them is subsumed by the payment for the services to which they are incident. (An example is a telephone call from a hospital nurse regarding care of a patient).

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