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well visit

Lori Posted Wed 18th of April, 2012 15:41:03 PM

we have an insurance called Tricare Prime which will only cover 1 pe's between the ages of 5-11..the pt comes in for the 5 yr well visit which is billed as v20.2 dx and a 993993 they come back next year for a 6 yr can we bill that visit with another dx's that is not well..and the pt is not sick for the visit.. I hope this is not too confusing??

Leslie Answered Wed 18th of April, 2012 15:55:51 PM

Have them fill out an ABN, indicating that their insurance will not cover for the service and is the patient taking responsibility of payment. If patient agrees , bill the patient instead, with physical codes.

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