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Thread: Billing for Telephone Calls prior to Screening Colonoscopy

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    Exclamation Billing for Telephone Calls prior to Screening Colonoscopy

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    Our providers often do telephone screening calls prior to a Screening Colonoscopy rather than bringing the patient into the office for a visit. They document the call which includes a complete medical History. Is anyone billing for these services and getting paid? If so how are you billing?

    Christina Lee Wagner, CPC, CPC-H

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    Apr 2007
    Columbia, MO


    There is no way to bill for this, the phone call codes are for use when an established patient calls the provider.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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