Question Description of face to face services

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I am wondering if there is a description of the face to face services that referenced in the CPT definition of a NEW patient vs. and established patient. I immediately thought this only indicated previous E/M codes being submitted but there is a question reference vaccines, EKGs, etc. being performed previously. Please advise if there is a list of these face to face services that would determine the patient to be an established patient. Thanks
 
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I've never seen a definitive list of face-to-face codes. That would be a really long list. But the CPT manual states "...any professional service."

It's probably easier to think of what isn't a face-to-face service. Some examples would be a radiologist who reads a film or a pathologist who interprets a test without ever seeing the patient.
 
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The CPT manual says for the purpose of distinguishing new and established patients... professional services are those face to face services rendered by physicians and other QHP who may report E/M services.
 
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