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    Default Medicare wellness G0438

    Does anyone know what ICD9 code to use when billing the new Medicare wellness code
    G0438? I have tried V70.0 and that denied saying to bill the patient since it is a preventative service. Should we be using the patients chronic problem ICD9 codes?

    Jon Soares, CPC, CPMA

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    No official word from CMS other than don't use V70.0. We have been advised to hold these claims until 4/4/11.
    LeeAnn

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    I received our first payments for this code today. I used the V70.0 and everything went through fine.

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    Default V70.0

    Per CMS, V70.0 should be paying now.
    LeeAnn

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