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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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    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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