Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit; intensive, greater than 10 minutes

CPT code 99412 designates preventive medicine counseling and/or risk factor reduction intervention(s) provided to individuals in a group setting. In the landscape of preventive medicine services, this code is applied when healthcare providers engage in counseling or risk reduction interventions for individuals in a group setting, highlighting the preventive nature of the services provided.

Details

CPT code:

99412

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Preventive Medicine Services - Counseling Risk Factor Reduction and Behavior Change Intervention

Type:

New or Established Patient- Preventive Medicine, Group Counseling

99412 plays a crucial role in preventive medicine services, representing counseling and/or risk reduction interventions provided to individuals in a group setting. Healthcare providers utilize this code when engaging in preventive medicine counseling or interventions, emphasizing the collective nature of the services delivered in a group setting. Its use ensures accurate documentation of efforts in providing comprehensive preventive care.

Under what category does Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit; intensive, greater than 10 minutes fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit; intensive, greater than 10 minutes?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Alcohol and/or substance (other than tobacco) abuse structured screening and brief intervention services; 15 to 30 minutes.

Documentation

Preventive medicine counseling and/or risk factor reduction intervention(s) provided to an individual (separate procedure), performed by a clinical social worker. Document the counseling or intervention(s) provided, including the content, duration, and any patient education materials given. (each additional 30 minutes)

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