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Office visit with depression screen

Stephnaie Posted Tue 08th of July, 2014 16:40:26 PM

Can 99202 and G0444 be billed on the same day? If so, what modifiers should be applied. Thank you.

SuperCoder Answered Tue 08th of July, 2014 17:29:54 PM

Thanks for your question. Yes 99202 and G0444; Annual depression screening, 15 minutes may be billed on the same date. Your documentation should support billing a separate E/M code. Although G0444 may not be bundled into 99202, appending a modifier -59 may be required by payers who accept this G code. See below link for article regarding this billing scenario.

Stephnaie Posted Wed 09th of July, 2014 11:34:05 AM

Thank you so much. Great information.

SuperCoder Answered Wed 09th of July, 2014 12:41:09 PM

You are welcome.

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