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“Welcome to Medicare Visit” aka IPPE aka G0402

Initial Preventative Physical Exam (IPPE) G0402 is Known as the “Welcome to Medicare Visit” to Most Medical Billers What is a Welcome to Medicare visit, and how do you bill for it?  Let’s see if I can help to explain and to point you in the right direction for information. A patient who has just qualified for Medicare Part B is allowed this once-in-a-lifetime benefit within the first 12 months of Medicare eligibility. Medicare calls this exam the Initial Continue Reading

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