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Code 99420

  1. #11
    Portland Rose City
    Medical Coding Books
    Would 99420 be used for the biometric screening forms/appts?
    Cori Bowmer, CPC, CFPC, CPMA

  2. #12
    Kingsport, TN
    Default 99420
    I don't think so. I can see where you might think so but biometrics is used for statistical data not health "risks". That is just my opinion.

  3. Default 99420
    I know that this code can be used for the post partum depression screening for new moms. But can this be billed under the newborn or does it have to be under the mother?

  4. #14
    Kingsport, TN
    It would make more sense to bill under the mother but I'm not sure what the rules are. Maybe someone else can answer that. Sorry.

  5. Default biller
    99420 with dx v79.0 humana and united health care denied as dx invalid which dx we can use? pt is not in depression yet we would like ot screen in post period

  6. Default 99420
    We're having the 99420 reject on some insurance? Has anyone been seeing the payers deny for inclusive bundled? Particularly on Medicare?

  7. #17
    Default COMM - Current Opioid Misuse Measure
    Can 99420 be used to code the COMM (Current Opioid Misuse Measure tool) that our Pain Specialist uses?
    Vanessa Ramirez, CPC, CHC, CPB
    San Angelo, Texas

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