Advance care planning codes included in 2016 Physician Fee Schedule

UPDATE: A complete FAQ about Medicare reimbursement for advance care planning conversations has been posted here. NOTE: While we make every effort to ensure our information is accurate, staff at the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California are not Medicare billing experts. If you have detailed questions please consult with your own billing department. On […]


CCCC voices strong support for CMS-1631-P

In July 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed update to the physician payment schedule which includes a recommendation to make advance care planning services a separately payable service under Medicare. Supporters of the proposed update were encouraged to submit comments in favor of the new rule before the Sept. […]