May 1st, 2012
Weed through the guidance to properly append this commonly confused modifier. By G.J. Verhovshek, MA, CPC, and Rita Von Holtum, CPC-H Nearly 18 months since its introduction at the American Medical Association’s (AMA’s) 2010 CPT® Symposium, modifier 33 Preventive service continues to cause confusion. Here, we review eight quick tips that teach you when and ...
Apr 8th, 2011
By Joyce Will, CPC There are two types of annual wellness visits (AWVs): an initial visit (G0438 Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (PPS), initial visit) and a subsequent visit (G0439 Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (PPS), subsequent visit). These visits do not replace the “welcome ...