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E-Prescribing Incentive Program

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    I knew about this months ago but just recently discovered there are 3 G codes that you have to put on the claim in order to report correctly. I have all the print outs on this and nowhere does it state where to put this information on the claim. I called Medicare and they don't know either. I assume since the codes are G8443, G8445 & G8446 that they just go on the claim as a CPT but without a charge. Does anyone know for sure about this? Thanks

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    Wonder who the Medicare contractor had answering the phone right then. Hmmmm.....

    Well, our Medicare contractors, or MAC's, are not the one's heading the e-prescribing project, CMS is. Here is the website address for all of the necessary information on e-prescribing:

    The reportable codes for e-prescribing do go in the claim lines as if they were procedure codes. Yes, they go on the claim line with a zero amount. Check with your clearinghouse first to be sure they can transmit a claim line service with a zero amount.

    Hope this helps.

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