What "Patient Counseling" is Worth

Effective Jan 1, 2008, there are two codes that doctors can use for "Smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling visit: intermediate, up to ten minutes (99406)" and "greater than 10 minutes (99407)". The reimbursement for 99406 is $11.96 and for 99407 it is $23.55.(Yes, you saw those numbers correctly. I can't wait to get my check for $11.96)Welcome to the world of Primary Care.Smoking is


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