There are codes in the CPT® code book to report services a physician provides during “nontraditional” hours. If you prove that it’s in the payer’s best interest, third-party insurers may allow additional reimbursement for after-hours services. AAPC’s Managing Editor G. John Verhovshek, MA, CPC, recently penned an article for Physicians Practice, in which he described ...
Jan 1st, 2009
Save payers and patients’ money for physician services not performed during normal business hours. By G. John. Verhovshek, MA, CPC CPT® includes three codes to describe services a physician provides during “nontraditional” hours. Although Medicare will never recognize these codes, third-party insurers may allow additional reimbursement for after-hour services if you demonstrate it is in ...