1) No, you cannot bill these with Preventative Visits (99381-99397) as they are items that are typically addressed in these type visits and therefore it would be considered "double dipping".
2) Check your payer guidelines.
3) They are time based codes, so the provider has to document the time spent, it must be face to face time and if they don't document time, it cannot be billed. The provider must also document what was discussed, and their recommendations. These codes are also not reported if they are in relation to an existing illness or injury. (ie: pt seen for knee arthritis, MD counsels patient on stair safety, etc. in relation to the arthritis, you can't bill the 99401-99404)
Hope this helps!
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