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Preventive and 99173

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    Hello everyone,
    Does anyone know if Anthem will covered for a well child exam and also an audiometry test (92552) and Vision Acuity 99173 If I append a mod 25? Or do they considered these test incidental to the preventive?
    Mildred Nieves, CPC

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    Well, I am not 100% sure... I believe that that would be considered an unbundling of the services for a WellCare check. For example, when I do a sports physical or a DOT physical, I do not code or charge the vision or hearing checks separately. Hope this helps!

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    Thanks Loryanned I also do not code for sports physical or DOT, but was wondering I have billed already I will follow up to see if got pay with the wellcare. Thanks
    Mildred Nieves, CPC

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