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Can neurologist bill 96040 genetic counseling?

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    Can neurologist bill 96040 genetic counseling?
    (1) If ‘yes’ - what are the applicable codes and descriptions?
    (2) Are there conditions or restrictions?

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    This code is for genetic counselors to utilize. As stated in CPT, "For genetic counseling and education provided to an individual by a physician or other qualified health care porfessional who may report E/M services use the appropriate E/M codes.
    Stephanie Moore, CPC, CPMA
    AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors 2016-2019
    Region 1 - CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI and VT
    Stephanie.Moore@aapcca.org

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    Quote Originally Posted by stephanie.moore@wdhospital.com View Post
    This code is for genetic counselors to utilize. As stated in CPT, "For genetic counseling and education provided to an individual by a physician or other qualified health care porfessional who may report E/M services use the appropriate E/M codes.
    Thanks for the response!

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