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Consult Codes 99241-99245

  1. Red face Consult Codes 99241-99245
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    Help! Does anyone know which health plans are still paying consult codes? I thought Anthem was the only one but someone indicated CIGNA and AETNA do also. I sure missed that and would love to see an updated list!

    Thanks for any help you can give me!!

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    Tricare
    Blue Cross

    They accept consult codes

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    Quote Originally Posted by madgejones View Post
    Help! Does anyone know which health plans are still paying consult codes? I thought Anthem was the only one but someone indicated CIGNA and AETNA do also. I sure missed that and would love to see an updated list!

    Thanks for any help you can give me!!
    Aetna
    Cigna
    Humana
    United Healthcare
    BCBS

    are all still paying consult codes

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    Oh, THANK YOU SO MUCH !!! I really appreciate that information !!!!!!

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    Some auto and workers comp also use the consult codes. I would check with the carriers in your specific area, it varies per carrier.

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    Also NHP

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    Sorry, but BCBS does not accept consult codes and I would count all the Blues as well.

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    UHC doesnt accept anymore either

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    Quote Originally Posted by orazzals View Post
    UHC doesnt accept anymore either
    Effective when? We are still filing consult claims to UHC with no problems.
    Meagan Strauss, CPC, CEMC
    Coding Coordinator
    The NeuroMedical Center
    Baton Rouge, LA

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