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Preventative services with AWV

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    When a provider does a Medicare Annual Wellness visit, does any also charge for the smoking cessation, obesity counseling or any of the other preventative services if done?
    I do not find a CCI edit other than with the depression screening but I know that even if there is not a CCI edit, it does not mean you can always bill the service with it. Counseling is a huge part of the annual wellness visit.
    Can anyone tell me what they do in their practice?

    Thanks

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    This is a helpful link for what is considered part of the AWP...

    https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Edu..._ICN905706.pdf
    Chelle Johnson, CPC CPMA CDEO CEMC CPCO CPPM AAPC Fellow
    Billing/Coding/Credentialing/Auditing Coordinator

    20+ years experience in Medical Billing and Auditing

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