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  1. Lina Posted 1 Year(s) agoRelated Topics

    I HAVE A QUESTION REGARDING A CPT CODE 99490. CAN I APPLY THIS 99490 IF THE DOCTOR DID NOT SEE THE PATIENT FACE TO FACE ON SPECIFIC DOS, BUT HAD A CONVERSATION OVER THE PHONE REGARDING THE PATIENTS CHRONIC DIAGNOSIS?

  2. SuperCoder Posted 1 Year(s) ago

    Hi,

    Please find the below link:

    https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/Downloads/ChronicCareManagement.pdf

  3. Lina Posted 1 Year(s) ago

    Hi, You did not answer my question AGAIN, it doesn't tell me in that link what I asked

  4. SuperCoder Posted 1 Year(s) ago

    Hi,

    Yes, you can bill CPT 99490 if doctor did not see the patient face to face on specific DOS, but had conversation over the phone regarding chronic diagnosis.

    Please also check page no. 4 of below link:

    https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/HospitalOutpatientPPS/Downloads/Payment-Chronic-Care-Management-Services-FAQs.pdf

     

     

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  • Posted by 62963 Lina, 1 Year(s) ago. There are 4 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.