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Make sure documentation supports encounters reported with visit complexity add-on code G2211, remember that you can only report it in conjunction with office/other outpatient E/M visits (99202-99215) and watch for more education materials soon.
Your practice may call it the visit complexity code, but make sure your coders refer to the full descriptor for G2211 when they perform or report the service. The details will help them understand when and how to report it. For example, it can only be performed in conjunction with office/other outpatient visits (99202-99215).
If you’ve looked around lately, you were sure to notice a predominant story: The boom in artificial intelligence (AI), which has become big news and has penetrated the health care industry via coding, patient communications, information indexing and even patient care. However, the “intelligence” part of the technology seems not to have developed sufficiently to supplant human decision-making in clinical matters.
In a sign of the expanding role of unlisted CPT codes, practices will be able to append certain modifiers to the codes and even report unlisted codes more than once on a claim in certain circumstances, according to new coding guidelines added to the introduction of the 2024 CPT manual.
Providers were less likely to report an E/M modifier with an office/other outpatient visit one year after the new rules for reporting the visits went into effect.


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