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MVP (NY)-Smoking Cessation Counseling Benefit,11/1/2020

According to MVP provider updates- MVP has lifted the restriction of max 8 visits per calendar year.

As of 11/1/2020- there will be no maximum number of SCC or smoking cessation counseling. Instead, MVP will cover as many sessions as needed, based on medical necessity.

Reminder that SCC services include: screening, behavioral interventions, medication for adults, and behavioral interventions for school-aged children and adolescents, as appropriate.

This benefits is available to members no matter which type of products they use. These products include: smokeless tobacco (dip, chew, snuff, etc), cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and vaping of nicotine products.  

Author:

My name is Kate Patskovska, CPB. I am an Independent Medical Biller CPB (AAPC) and an owner of KR2 Medical Billing. KR2 Medical Billing is a full service Consulting/Medical Billing Business that is dedicated to educating, consulting, and overall improving the "financial health" of your medical practice.

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