On January 1, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT®) code 99490 for chronic care management (CCM). First Coast’s data analysis reveals providers improperly bill this service. In response, First Coast encourages you to review this Medicare Learning Network® (MLN®) fact sheet detailing the CCM guidelines to help you avoid improper payment for CCM services not meeting the guidelines. [MLN ICN 909188]
Learn how to take advantage of the features of our exclusive E/M interactive worksheet and find the code that best represents the level of evaluation and management services (E/M) furnished during a patient’s visit.
This is an interactive exercise that will test your evaluation and management coding skills. You will review a scenario and then use the E/M interactive worksheet to assist you with answering questions to test your expertise.
During the COVID-19 public health emergency, CMS has expanded the Medicare telehealth services and are allowing previously non-covered telephone-only services to be billed. This article discusses the newly approved services and how to bill them to Medicare.
As of July 1, 2017, practitioners in Florida are required to report post-operative evaluation and management (E/M) visits using Current Procedural Terminology® (CPT®) code 99024 if they practice in a group of ten or more practitioners and provide global services under one of the required surgical procedure codes. Find more information in these CMS FAQs.
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