Six New Railroad Medicare FAQs

Published 06/25/2013

Railroad Medicare has added six new FAQ’s to our website. Please be sure to check them out! 'Can a single visit be counted as both the IPPE and an AWV?', 'What are the appropriate procedure codes for the first and subsequent AWVs?', 'Is the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) the same as a beneficiary's yearly physical?', 'Can other medical services be performed at the same time as an AWV? If so, how are they coded?', 'What if I can't get a handwritten or electronic signature because the provider is deceased or has left the practice?' and 'Is a supervising physician’s signature required for services performed by a physician assistant in the emergency department?'. Please share with your staff.

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