Description: A focused discussion between the patient and/or caregiver related to the patient's care plan (progress changes)
Delivery Method: Face-to-face, via video, or telephone (note: telephone can only be utilized if video was declined by patient)
Who Can Bill? Any licensed care-team member who has completed Introduction to Team-Based Care within 6 months of billing
Once per patient, per day, per practice
For visits > 45 minutes, bill quantities:
Provider liability if patient does not have care management benefit
2P modifier included when contact is completed with patient to discuss program and patient does not enroll in care management services
|Priority Health||Code can be billed once per day||Must include patient|
|Medicaid (varies by HMO)||Must be at least 30 minutes, limit once per month||Must be a face-to-face encounter|
Billing opportunities and reimbursement may vary depending upon organization's specific payer value-based contracts. All services should be billed in accordance with CPT and Center for Medicare & Medicaid service guidelines.
- Date of service
- Duration and mode of contact (face-to-face or video)
- Name and credentials of person delivering services
- Individuals in attendance other than patient and relationship to patient
- All active diagnoses
- Treatment plan, self-management education, medication therapy, risk factors, unmet care, physical/emotional status, community resources/referrals,
- Readiness to change
- Care plan updates – progress to goal
- Patient/family/caregiver understanding and agreement to plan
- Physician coordination activities (if available)
Q: Can a care team member bill a G9002 without a preceding G9001?
A: Yes, care team members are not required to bill a G9001 prior to billing G9002.
Q: Does submitting a G9001 or G9002 require a time limit?
A: No; however, if you’re submitting a G9002, a coordinated care visit is >45 minutes, you may quantity bill. A G9001 cannot be quantity-billed.