tci E/M Coding Alert - 2017 Issue 8

You Be the Coder: See What ICD-10 Codes to Report With 99497 and +99498

Question: What ICD-10 codes can I report with 99497 and +99498? I’ve heard that we can use HCPCS code S0257 or Z02.89 for non-Medicare patients. North Carolina Subscriber Answer: You report advance care planning (ACP) with codes 99497 (Advance care planning including the explanation and discussion of advance directives such as standard forms [with completion of such forms, when performed], by the physician or other qualified health care professional; first 30 minutes, face-to-face with the patient, family member[s], and/or surrogate) and +99498 (… each additional 30 minutes [List separately in addition to code for primary procedure]) While...

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