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Old 01-21-2011, 01:54 PM
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Does anyone know what ICD9 code to use when billing the new Medicare wellness code
G0438? I have tried V70.0 and that denied saying to bill the patient since it is a preventative service. Should we be using the patients chronic problem ICD9 codes?

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Old 01-21-2011, 02:36 PM
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No official word from CMS other than don't use V70.0. We have been advised to hold these claims until 4/4/11.
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Old 03-07-2011, 11:10 AM
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I received our first payments for this code today. I used the V70.0 and everything went through fine.
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Old 03-07-2011, 12:26 PM
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Per CMS, V70.0 should be paying now.
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