Medical Genetics and Genetic Counseling Services CPT® Code range 96040- 96040

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Medicine Services and Procedures 96040-96040 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 96040- 96040
Medical Genetics and Genetic Counseling Services
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The answer is in the definition of the code. 96040 - Medical genetics and genetic counseling services, each 30 minutes face-to-face with patient/family. "Each 30 minutes" means you bill in 30 minute... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="DCarmelaMD, post: 377331, member: 303405"] [B]96040 how many time provider can bill[/B] kindly let me know if the counseling done 90 minutes can the provider billed 96040 cpt code 3 times ? [... [ Read More ]
96040 for genetic counseling requires that the time spent is 16-30 minutes to claim one unit, if a genetic counselor spends only 15 minutes with the patient in counseling is it within guidelines to th... [ Read More ]
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[b]Genetic counseling and Billing an E/M[/b] 1. Genetic counseling billed under CPT 96040 is non-covered by Medicare and most other insurances, yet we continue to charge and bill. Please validate ge... [ Read More ]
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[b]angelah[/b] We have been billing our 2 credentialed Genetic Counselors using code 96040, but many insurance companies are denying these claims. Should we be adding the the type of genetic testing ... [ Read More ]
Hi, I am looking at how to charge for Genetic counseling. I know the code 96040/S0265 they are pretty straight forward. But in Iowa genetic counselors are not recognized to bill independently so ... [ Read More ]