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mChat Screening Procedure Coding

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    When coding a developmental screening, along with an mChat screening, is it appropriate to bill 96110 x2, 96110 x1, or another combination of codes for the separate tests?

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    We only charge 96110 once. Even if we do the mchat and peds at same ROV.

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    We code 96110 for the developmental screening tool (we use ASQ) and 99420 for the MCHAT.
    Barbara Haskins CPC

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