Prolonged Service Without Direct Patient Contact CPT® Code range 99358- 99359

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Prolonged Services 99358-99359 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 99358- 99359
Prolonged Service Without Direct Patient Contact
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November 14, 2022
The 2023 CPT errata and technical corrections released by the American Medical Association AMA go into effect Jan. 1 2023. Make sure to mark these upcoming changes in your CPT code book to stay on top... [ Read More ]
November 07, 2022
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November 04, 2022
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November 01, 2022
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November 01, 2022
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[QUOTE="TThivierge, post: 516062, member: 216725"] Hi Ivy Girl :) In medical office use to work in we did bill both CPT 99495 or CPT 99496 and annual wellness same date. Adding modifier 25 on annual w... [ Read More ]
Hi Ivy Girl :) In medical office use to work in we did bill both CPT 99495 or CPT 99496 and annual wellness same date. Adding modifier 25 on annual wellness CPT. However documentation had to be such ... [ Read More ]
"Prolonged services without direct face-to-face patient contact Codes 99358-99359 are used when a prolonged service is provided that is neither face-to-face time in the office or outpatient setting, ... [ Read More ]
Good morning, I have a provider who is billing codes 99358 and 99359 for her supportive Oncology phone calls when she speaks to a patient on the phone after hours. However, she is also using these co... [ Read More ]
If you use the office/other outpatient specific add-on code for a conversation on the same day the E/M code must be coded based on time. If the conversation(s) with the other provider(s) take place ... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="jkyles@decisionhealth.com, post: 509058, member: 269282"] 99354 isn't used with office E/M visits. Since this is a Medicare Advantage plan I assume G2212 is appropriate: Prolonged office or ot... [ Read More ]
99354 isn't used with office E/M visits. Since this is a Medicare Advantage plan I assume G2212 is appropriate: Prolonged office or other [URL='https://selectcoder.decisionhealth.com/MVC/DorlandsDicti... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="Melissa Zeitz, post: 487199, member: 14955"] [B]Is it ok to use a non-face-to-face prolonged care code for [/B]30 min+ spent in addition to a phone code 99443 (30 minutes)? I thought this code... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="courtneymathis, post: 493146, member: 467710"] Is anyone else getting denials from Medicare MCO carriers for non-face-to-face prolonged services 99358-99359? The impression is that carriers sh... [ Read More ]
Is anyone else getting denials from Medicare MCO carriers for non-face-to-face prolonged services 99358-99359? The impression is that carriers should follow medicare guidelines but some aren't (mostly... [ Read More ]