tci Part B Insider - 2007 Issue 35

Part B Coding Coach: CPT Puts Time on Coder's Side in 2008

Tobacco counseling and phone E/Ms getting easier to reportIf figuring the level of service for telephone E/Ms has made you reticent to file the codes, CPT 2008 has some great news.The latest version of CPT deletes 99371-99373 (Telephone call by a physician to patient or for consultation or management of for coordinating medical management with other health care professionals -) and offers you a much simpler method for coding, as well as some specific nonphysician counseling codes.  Phone E/M Codes a Boon--If Payors Accept Them CPT will roll out three new codes for telephone E/M care...

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