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Payments lag though claims jump for 99214, as 99215 surges

Effective Oct 12, 2023
Published Oct 16, 2023
Last Reviewed Oct 12, 2023
Two years after the pandemic dealt a blow to the health care ecosystem, one key marker of the system’s vitality – routine office visits – had largely not recovered. The most-reported office visits, reflected in codes 99213 and 99214, sat at a depressed rate of -23% and -8%, respectively, in the four-year period from 2019 to 2022.

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