The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 99359 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Prolonged Service Without Direct Patient Contact.
Good Afternoon! I want to share information from a wonderful AAPC chapter meeting I attended in Region 3, Lexington, Kentucky, on August 21, 2018. I was fortunate to catch a presentation by Patrici... [ Read More ]
Coding 99495 and 99496 takes more effort than deciding whether the patient is seen 7 vs. 14 days after discharge. The CPT® guidelines for transitional care management (TCM) codes 99495 and 99496 s... [ Read More ]
Ensure your home visits are medically necessary and meet payer billing requirements. By Beth Schleeper, COC, CPC, CPB, CPCO, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CEMC, AAPC Fellow As a patient, having a physician co... [ Read More ]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) typically does not allow separate payment for physician services that do not require face-to-face time with a patient. As of Jan. 1, 2017, CMS... [ Read More ]
Billing time-based services won’t be an endurance race if you have a plan of action and follow the rules. Over the course of two decades, various medical specialties have had to adapt to the “c... [ Read More ]