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CPT 99383, Under New Patient Preventive Medicine Services

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 99383 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - New Patient Preventive Medicine Services.

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October 31, 2018

Preventive medicine services, or “well visits,” are evaluation and management (E/M) services provided to a patient without a chief complaint. The reason for the visit is not an illness or injur... [ Read More ]

October 01, 2017

Follow best practices to meet annual exam documentation requirements. By Ellen Risotti-Hinkle, CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CSCG, AAPC Fellow Unlike other evaluation and management (E/M) ser... [ Read More ]

June 09, 2014

Here are three tips to help you report preventive medicine services successfully. Tip 1: Diagnosis Must Reflect the Reason for Visit Always match preventive medicine codes with an appropriate diagn... [ Read More ]

March 01, 2012

Documentation is the key to avoiding billing issues. By Kerin Draak, MS, RN, WHNP-BC, CPC, CEMC, COBGC There are two types of office encounters: preventive and problem-oriented. Billing either type... [ Read More ]

April 01, 2010

By Beverly Welshans, CPC, CPC-I, CPC-H, CCS-P The same care your providers take when administering preventive care to assure all has been covered must be taken when coding those services, as well. ... [ Read More ]

DX : Depression with Anxiety(both are established conditions).

Dr evaluated and prescribed one common medication(diazepam) for both conditions.

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Hi - I have a physician who is attempting to bill 99222 based on this documentation. I don't agree ...looking for some support. Thank you

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My providers use the below as a status and now im wondering if it can be considered a status and counted toward MDM. Patient didn't come in for cataracts and its not mentioned i... [ Read More ]
Anyone have any tips for when taking the CEMC exam? I have it this coming weekend and would appreciate any advice or tips that could be useful.

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Preface: My Physician group works at multiple hospitals in the area, mainly running the ICUs.

I have a situation where one of my providers saw a patient at Hospital... [ Read More ]
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