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CPT 99386 | Well–Patient Visit | New Patient | 40 To 64 Years

CPT 99386 can be used to report an initial comprehensive preventive medicine evaluation and management of a new patient between 40 and 64 years old.

What Is CPT Code 99386?

CPT code 99386 describes the initial comprehensive preventive medicine evaluation and management of a new patient of 40-64 years of age.

CPT 99386 includes taking a detailed history, conducting a thorough physical examination, providing counseling and guidance on preventing potential health risks, and ordering necessary laboratory tests or diagnostic procedures.

Description

The CPT book describes CPT code 99386 as: “Initial comprehensive preventive medicine evaluation and management of an individual including an age and gender appropriate history, examination, counseling/anticipatory guidance/risk factor reduction interventions, and the ordering of laboratory/diagnostic procedures, new patient; 40-64 years.”

Procedure

The provider performs a well-patient visit for a new patient between the ages of 40 and 64.

This procedure identifies and addresses the patient’s potential health risks or concerns. The provider conducts a comprehensive evaluation and management service designed to meet patients’ needs based on age and gender.

During the visit, the provider takes a detailed history of the patient’s health, including past illnesses, surgeries, and medications.

They also conduct a thorough physical examination and may include a variety of tests and assessments to evaluate the patient’s overall health status.

The provider also provides counseling and guidance on preventing potential health risks and can include discussing lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise and providing information on the importance of regular screenings and immunizations.

Any laboratory tests or diagnostic services performed during the visit can be separately reported. Additionally, any immunization services provided during the visit can be reported separately. This allows for a more accurate and detailed record of the patient’s health status and any interventions provided.

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