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As PHE hit, 99201-99215 with POS 11 slipped, skyrocketed with POS 02

Effective Jan 20, 2022
Published Jan 24, 2022
Last Reviewed Jan 20, 2022
Medicare Part B claims for most E/M office visits (99201-99215) reported with place of service (POS) 11 (Office) dipped in 2020 compared to claims submitted in 2019. Claims for these services fell by a total of 42.5 million visits year to year, with 99211 being the only code that experienced an increase — of 243,990 claims — during the first year of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE).

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