No. While screening for scoliosis (at least in the context of examination of the back and spine) is included in the well-child examination, evaluating an abnormal finding, discussing the condition and management options with the patient and/or caregivers, and developing a plan of care is a significant and separate service. If your evaluation and management (E/M) of the finding were not significant (eg, limited to minimal discussion and a decision to evaluate further at a later date), only the well-child examination would be reported. When reporting both services

In the past, many practices have not submitted a claim when providing follow-up visits during a procedure's global period. However, it is important to report post-procedural follow-up visits with code 99024.

A new emphasis on reporting post-procedural follow-up visits is related to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (commonly known as MACRA) requirement for Medicare to collect data...

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