Understanding Traditional Prevention Services

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Participants in this coder education course on traditional prevention visits will explore the most common questions we receive on preventive healthcare encounters. The course begins by defining what constitutes a prevention encounter, providing participants with a clear understanding of the key components involved. Participants will delve into the nuanced distinction between wellness visits and illness management, gaining insights into the complexities of integrating both aspects seamlessly. The program will thoroughly examine the distinctions between wellness and illness management within prevention visits, ensuring coders can accurately capture the diverse elements of patient care. Additionally, the course addresses potential issues arising from the No Surprise Billing Act, equipping participants with the knowledge to navigate billing challenges effectively. It concludes by offering valuable resources for further exploration and empowering coders to stay abreast of evolving guidelines and best practices in traditional prevention visits. 1.0 AAPC CEU available upon successful completion of Post-Course Assessment