Chronic Care Management Services

CCM services are typically provided outside of face-to-face patient visits. The CCM service period is one calendar month. When the 20 minute threshold to bill is met, the practitioner may choose that date as the date of service, and need not hold the claim until the end of the month.

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Colorectal Cancer Screening and Diagnostic

Colorectal Cancer (Colon cancer)

Medicare covers one screening FOBT per year for beneficiaries ages 50 or older. The test must be ordered by the patient’s treating physician. Either a stool guaiac test or a FIT will be covered, but not both. Also, at least 11 months must have passed since the month of the patient’s last test.

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