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 […]

Webinar on Sept. 14, 2015: Getting paid for Advance Care Planning discussions

Show Me the Reimbursement: Getting paid for advance care planning discussions CPT codes and more! What happens in health care is directly tied to what is paid for by insurance, and advance care planning conversations often don’t happen due to a lack of reimbursement. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently proposed […]