University HealthCare Alliance

April 17, 2019

Coding Corner | Preventive Care Visits

The American Medical Association’s (AMA) CPT code set describes the annual preventive exam as a periodic, comprehensive preventive medicine evaluation (or reevaluation) and management of a patient. The codes represent these services, and their selection is based on whether the patient is receiving an initial (new patient) or a periodic (established patient) preventive service, as well as the patient’s age.
Click here to read more about Preventive Care Visits in the latest edition of UHA’s Coding Corner.