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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Medical and Nursing Specialists, Physicians, and Physician Assistants Handbook : 9 Physician : 9.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 9.2.56 Physician Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services : 9.2.56.5 Home Services

9.2.56.5
Home services are provided in a private residence. New patient visits will be limited to once every three years. Providers must utilize procedure codes 99341, 99342, 99343, 99344, and 99345 when billing for new patient services provided in the home setting. New patient visits are limited to one every three years.
Providers must use procedure codes 99347, 99348, 99349, and 99350 when billing established patient services provided in the home setting.
A subsequent home visit (procedure codes 99347, 99348, 99349, and 99350) billed with the same date of service as a new patient home visit (procedure codes 99344 and 99345) by the same provider will be denied as part of another procedure, regardless of the diagnosis.
Subsequent home E/M codes are limited to one per day, regardless of diagnosis.

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