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    Hello everyone:

    I am new to the coding world and have a question as to how to correctly code and get paid for preventatitve annual gyn exams from medicare.

    Do I use the code(s) 99396/99397 with the V72.31 or do I use the G0101/Q0091 codes with the V70.0????

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtail58 View Post
    Hello everyone:

    I am new to the coding world and have a question as to how to correctly code and get paid for preventatitve annual gyn exams from medicare.

    Do I use the code(s) 99396/99397 with the V72.31 or do I use the G0101/Q0091 codes with the V70.0????

    Medicare does not pay for preventive codes, but they will pay for the screenings. So, you will still need to code the preventive, and the G and Q codes. Some use both V codes. Code the V codes pertaining to what was actually done.

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