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midwifebiller

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Health Intervention codes
« on: January 07, 2010, 08:46:27 AM »
Can we bill 96150 (Initial health and behavior assessment) and 96152 (Health and behavior intervention) on the same date of service?  This is for lactation consulting.

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Steve Verno CMBS, CEMCS

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Re: Health Intervention codes
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2010, 02:09:42 PM »
You can bill anything, but will you get paid if you do???  Probably not.  They are mutually exclusive.
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Re: Health Intervention codes
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2010, 07:42:16 PM »
Ditto
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Re: Health Intervention codes
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2010, 10:58:17 PM »
That's what I assumed, but I could not find anything in writing.  May I know where you got your information?

Thank you!
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Re: Health Intervention codes
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2010, 06:58:42 AM »
I don't have a reference, just the knowledge I've acquired from experience.  But usually (for any specialty) assessment and treatment are not allowed in the same session.

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Steve Verno CMBS, CEMCS

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Re: Health Intervention codes
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2010, 11:23:35 AM »
CMS NCCI edits
I'l have a double chubby chuck, a mexicali chilibarb, and two cherry cokes
Left hand Blue, Right Leg Green
You got your peanut butter on my milk chocolate.
Dont cut the blue wire! 
I love spam.

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Re: Health Intervention codes
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2010, 07:14:57 PM »
Thank you!

~Kelli
Kelli Sugihara, CPMB
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