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    What cpt codes are we using for smoking cessation and is insurance companies paying for this service? Thank you for your help!


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    Loma Linda,CA


    we use 99406 and 99407. We just started using so I'm not sure what the reimbursment is.

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    Most commerical insurances cover the 99407. Make sure they are reimbursable by the carrier. BCBS RI has a policy stating that the commerical line of business does not cover the 99406.
    Medicare covers both.
    Delina Thomas-Nieforth, CPC, CPC-I

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    We are using 99406 and this is working with NC MCD and NC MCR and other insurances here in NC
    [I]Elizabeth Comma-Watson, CPC
    Billing/Coding Specialist
    Greensboro, NC 27455-2601

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