CPT Code 99211: Get Paid $23 Per Patient for Nonphysician Services

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 1:00PM EST Length: 60 Minutes Expert: Maya Turner, CPC, CPMA, CPCO, CPC-I (AAPC Approved Instructor) CEU: 1.0

You can earn an additional $20K per year for work your nonphysician clinicians provide for free.

The catch? You must accurately use CPT code 99211 for medical assistant and registered nurse services (which is easier than you think, especially with recent changes!). And you must get it right, or your practice could end up at the front of a payor audit list!

If you’re not using CPT code 99211 for your Nurse and MA services, you’re giving their time away. But you can stop this practice RIGHT NOW. With a few expert tips, you can rightfully recoup payments for the services your nonphysician staff provides. There really is no downside – as long as you get it right.

On Tuesday, June 11th at 1 pm ET, nationally recognized coding expert Maya Turner CPC, CPMA, CPCO, CPC-I (AAPC Approved Instructor), will show you precisely how to accurately use CPT code 99211 and help you get paid more per visit. The impact of misusing 99211 is lost revenue, negative billing costs, and increased audit risk … yet this code can easily make a powerful impact on patient care … and on your bottom line.

By attending this 60-minute online training session, you’ll receive step-by-step guidance on who, when, and how to accurately bill for 99211 services. You’ll also learn how to avoid common usage errors that can get you into trouble.

Here are just a few of the practical 99211 usage strategies you’ll receive during this upcoming online training:

  • Pin down who qualifies to bill using CPT code 99211 to get paid for more visits
  • Improve patient access and reduce wait times by using 99211
  • Faxing and emailing records no-no’s you can’t afford to get wrong
  • Simple ways to spot and capture billable nurse visits at triage
  • Uncover what services you can and can’t bill using 99211
  • Iron-clad your 99211 visits with medical necessity self-audit simple documentation tips
  • And much more…

You can get paid for more of the services your practice provides with very little additional work – and 99211 is the key. You’d be surprised how much your peers are getting paid for these “nurse” services.

Here are some of the 99211 questions you’ll get answered by attending this upcoming online training:

  • Does a physician have to be in the office to bill 99211?
  • Is it appropriate to bill 99211 to check TB test results, blood pressure, dressing change, ?
  • Can modifier 25 be used with 99211?
  • Does the nurse doing the procedure or the physician that originally ordered it provide documentation?
  • Can weight checks be billed with 99211?
  • Other than RNs and MAs, who else is eligible to bill for 99211 services?
  • Is place of service a factor when billing for 99211?
  • If a physician orders a patient to return for a blood pressure check and an MA completes and documents the visit, is it billable as 99211?
  • Is chief complaint required in the documentation?
  • Do 99211 services have to be provided face-to-face?
  • Can Hepatitis C virus counseling be billed as 99211?
  • Do incident-to rules apply if a Nonphysician Practitioner orders the service?
  • Can you bill 99211 when the doctor calls in prescription refills to the pharmacy?
  • Are staff calls to schedule physician-ordered procedures or discuss test results eligible?
  • Can faxing medical records to a hospital or another practice be billed?
  • Can 99211 be billed in conjunction with chronic care management codes?
  • Can both new patients and established patients be billed with CPT code 99211?
  • Is it allowable to bill 99211 for nurse-provided education?

Don’t be one of those practices that avoids using 99211 for fear of denials and audits. You deserve better. Sign up for this expert-led online training today and learn how to accurately bill for your LPN and MA services to boost your bottom line and avoid compliance disasters.

Get paid every dime your practice is due for the services your nonphysician team provides. Register today for this expert-led online training and get started using CPT code 99211 to get paid more.

*$20K based on average national Medicare payment rate for a midsize – 4 physician – practice.

Meet Your Expert

Maya Turner
CPC, CPMA, CPCO, CPC-I (AAPC Approved Instructor)Managing Director, Turner Expert Consulting Services, LLC

With her nearly 30 years of experience in revenue cycle management, coding compliance, and education, Maya’s dynamic teaching style and unparalleled expertise will undoubtedly enrich the learning experience for our participants, ensuring a comprehensive and engaging educational journey. A seasoned certified coder and auditor, boasting of nearly 30 years of experience and subject matter expert to many coding compliance subjects, she especially is sought after for her in depth knowledge base of pro fee multi-specialty practice, primary care, hospitalists, telehealth, inpatient, as well as SNF. She is also a published author having written articles for AAPC and HCCA, and currently is a part of the ACDIS Leadership Council. She’s scheduled to speak at such venues as HealthCon, and HCCA’s Compliance Institute.

She showcases her unmatched three-dimensional thinking in complex subject matters, Mayas’ success is marked by her clear and well received presentation style, reflecting her profound understanding and expertise. Maya also has a consulting service called Turner Expert Consulting Services, LLC. This venue allows her to assist other entities and provide training and expertise outside of her current employer. It’s with this, bringing her great joy to assist others in any way she can.