Results 1 to 3 of 3

99244 for pre-op clearance visits?

  1. #1
    Exclamation 99244 for pre-op clearance visits?
    Medical Coding Books
    Is it appropriate to bill a 99244 when doing a pre-op clearance exam?
    thank You,
    Susan G

  2. #2
    Default preop
    yes. don't forget to place the name of the physician and his/her NPI number in box 17, 17b who is requesting this preop exam......I always make sure I use the V72.83 diagnosis as one of my diagnoisis codes.

  3. #3
    Duluth, Minnesota
    sure, but only if it documentation supports the level 4 consult - and it has to support the 3-R's of the consult as well...."Request, Render, Report" ...
    {that's my opinion on the posted matter}
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

Similar Threads

  1. Help with this pre-op clearance
    By perkins05 in forum E/M
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-28-2012, 01:28 PM
  2. Pre-Op Clearance
    By caroline in forum Pediatrics
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-08-2011, 10:04 AM
  3. Pre op Clearance
    By kpennington in forum E/M
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 02-24-2010, 05:21 PM
  4. Pre-op clearance
    By tfischer in forum Family Practice
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-13-2010, 07:57 AM
  5. Pre-Op Clearance
    By laurap in forum E/M
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-15-2009, 11:48 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.