Preventive Medicine: Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use

by  Find-A-Code™
May 9th, 2018

Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use

Procedure Codes
99406: Smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling visit; intermediate, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes
99407: Smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling visit; intensive, greater than 10 minutes

ICD-10-CM
99406-99407: No specific diagnoses

Frequency
99406-99407: 2 attempts a year, that may include up to 4 sessions each.

Additional Information
99406-99407

  • These can be paid regardless of whether or not the beneficiary shows any signs or symptoms of tobacco related diseases or conditions
  • They must be competent and alert at the time of counseling
  • These procedure codes above replaced G0436 and G0437, (do not report these G-codes).

Find-A-Code™ - Preventive Services - The information in this document does not guarantee payment or that included codes meet applicable qualifications as preventive services for all insurances and insurance plans, please consult your payer.


References:

Preventive Medicine: Counseling to Prevent Tobacco Use. (2018, May 9). Find-A-Code Articles. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/preventive-medicine-counseling-to-prevent-tobacco-use-34094.html

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