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Improve revenue by properly using screening codes

Knowing when to apply screening codes (e.g., G0101 and Q0091) is important to ensure proper payment and, ultimately, enhanced revenue at your practice. Although the guidelines discussed in this article relate solely to Medicare, other insurers may also pay for these services. Although Medicare does not pay for an annual visit except for the initial one (G0344), you may separately bill for the clinical breast and pelvic exam (G0101) and screening Pap smear (Q0091). To ensure proper reimbursement, be aware of and follow the these screening code guidelines