Part B News Features
Does Medicare allow us to report an initial preventive physical exam (IPPE, code G0402) or annual wellness visit (AWV, codes G0438 and G0439) in the following places of service: assisted living... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
Compare your denial rates for G0372 (Physician service required to establish and document the need for a power mobility device [PMD]) with these specialties that bill the code most often to se... More
Does Medicare allow us to report an initial preventive physical exam (IPPE, code G0402) or annual wellness visit (AWV, codes G0438 and G0439) in the following places of service: assisted living... More
In perhaps another sign of the growth in services furnished by non-physician practitioners, the SSA is being asked to give equal weight to the medical findings of NPPs when determining whether a pe... More
Compare your denial rates for G0372 (Physician service required to establish and document the need for a power mobility device [PMD]) with these specialties that bill the code most often to se... More
Tools

Use this tool, provided by Nancy Enos, consultant and coding educator at Enos Medical Coding in Warwick, R.I., to ensure proper E/M coding. 

Use this chart to determine whether to use the 1995 or 1997 E/M guidelines for documenting your claims.
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