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CMS creates 3 new prolonged codes, won’t assign frequency limits

Effective Nov 10, 2022
Published Nov 14, 2022
Last Reviewed Nov 10, 2022
Practices that report E/M services based on time could have to juggle up to six prolonged service codes in 2023 depending on where providers treat patients and on individual payer policy. CMS finalized three new prolonged service codes that will be reported based on the setting for the primary service — G0316, G0317 and G0318 — and issued additional policies for prolonged service codes.

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