The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 99444 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Non-Face-to-Face On-Line Medical Evaluation.
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 ]
Payers vary on documentation and coding requirements for telehealth services. The rules for documenting and coding telehealth services are a patchwork. Guidelines for Medicare payers, although evol... [ Read More ]
With health information available online, the patient/provider relationship is changing. By Ida Landry, CPC The Internet and telephone have become increasingly popular methods for providing medical... [ Read More ]
New internet and telephone codes for 2008 By Meera Mohanakrishnan, MSc, CPC Thanks to the internet, many patients have confidential contact with their health care providers. An online medical evalu... [ Read More ]
By Suzan Berman-Hvizdash, CPC, CPC-E/M, CPC-EDS When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) defined the term “Evaluation and Management,” they clearly indicated face-to-face conta... [ Read More ]