Medicare Compliance & Reimbursement


Test Your ACP Knowledge With 4 Tough Questions

Hint: Check documentation rules before submitting claims.

If you care for Medicare beneficiaries, advance care planning (ACP) is likely on your radar or at the very least something you’ve discussed with your terminally ill patients. However, even if you bill for ACP services, you may not know how the CPT® guidelines factor into the claims equation

See if you can answer these four questions correctly and rise to the level of ACP expert.

Question 1: What comprises ACP services, and do the services have to result in the production of an advanced directive for the patient?

Question 2: What two elements of ACP must be documented, and how is that accomplished?

Question 3: Who can bill for ACP services?

Question 4: How often can ACP services be billed?

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