Time Limitation for initial AWV (G0438)

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fjohnson
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Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:14 pm

Does anyone know if there is a time limitation for the initial AWV (G0438) similar to the IPPE (G0402)? If so, could you send the applicable regulation?
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Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:29 pm

Hello,

An AWV cannot be performed within the first 12 months of coverage. Once it has been performed, it can only be billed once every 12 months (to the day). I'm attaching a link that walks through everything you need to know about AWVs.

https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Educat ... 905706.pdf

Your question has been answered by Omega Renne, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, CEMC, CIMC
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