Revisions to Consultation Services Payment Policy

Coding Disclaimer
The following article pertains to Change Request (CR) 6740, which alerts providers that effective January 1, 2010, the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) consultation codes (ranges 99241-99245 and 99251-99255) are no longer recognized for Medicare Part B payment. Effective for services furnished on or after January 1, 2010, providers should code a patient evaluation and management visit with E/M codes that represents where the visit occurs and that identify the complexity of the visit performed. For more information, please click here.


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