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    I have been researching for my docs the correct useage of prolonged physician services (non-face to face) codes +99358 and +99359. My question is about the documentation requirements needed to bill these codes over and above the related E/M visit. The CPT discriptor is some what helpful but I need more information to reassure my docs. Does anyone bill these codes much?


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    Something to remember, medicare doesnt cover non face-to-face codes. I would look at your medicare census before using those codes.
    Dawnelle Beall, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I
    Licensed AAPC PMCC Instructor
    AAPC ICD-10CM Certified Trainer

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