Change to Requirements for Billing Physician Home Visits
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019 1:16 AM
The new transmittal updates the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Pub. 100-04, Chapter 12, Section 220.127.116.11 – Home Services to reflect the elimination of the requirement that a medical record document is necessary to demonstrate the medical necessity of the physician home visit made in lieu of an office or outpatient visit. This is applicable for codes 99341-99350. These codes may sometimes be used by hospices or palliative care providers for billing physician services.
Source: NAHC Report
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