Medi-Cal reimburses for advance care planning

In another significant step forward to normalize and support advance care planning conversations—and a win for the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California—Medi-Cal is following Medicare’s lead by using codes to allow billing by providers for advance care planning discussions with beneficiaries under the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes 99497 and 99498. The federal Medicare program […]


Tell CMS you support Medicare payment for advance care planning

Earlier this month 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. This recommendation is a game changer for Coalition for Compassionate Care of California supporters, and brings us one step […]