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Annual Wellness Visit | Social Determinants of Health

By: ThoroughCare
February 20th, 2024

Medicare now covers an optional screening for social determinants of health (SDOH). As detailed in the 2024 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule, this assessment can be conducted during an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV).

Annual Wellness Visit | Social Determinants of Health

By: ThoroughCare
February 14th, 2024

For 2024, Medicare has introduced a new Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) assessment. An SDoH assessment is a valuable tool to help to identify known or suspected SDoH needs that may interfere with the diagnosis or treatment of a patient and can help lead to improved outcomes.

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Care Coordination | Annual Wellness Visit | Advance Care Planning | CPT codes

By: ThoroughCare
February 13th, 2024

With an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV), your patient receives an appropriate opportunity to review Advance Care Planning (ACP). You can use this yearly assessment as a time to cover why advanced planning can be of great benefit. In this video, we discuss everything you need to know about the 2024 CPT codes, billing requirements, and reimbursements for Advance Care Planning (ACP), so you can properly bill for this program and maximize your revenue. This includes code 99497 and add-on code 99498.

Annual Wellness Visit | CPT codes

By: ThoroughCare
January 4th, 2024

An Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is a preventive screening used to identify gaps in care.

Annual Wellness Visit | CPT codes

By: ThoroughCare
February 20th, 2023

Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) can be an effective way to embrace value-based care, so it’s important to understand the program's rules and regulations, as well as the different types of AWVs your practice can offer.

Annual Wellness Visit | CPT codes

By: ThoroughCare
January 25th, 2023

Understanding the billing codes for Medicare Annual Wellness Visits (AWVs) can provide a better idea of what is expected, both by the patient and by the payer. Understanding billing codes may also help you project revenues and optimize your staff’s capacity.