Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) CPT code 97802, 97803, 97804, G0270, G0271


HCPCS/CPT Codes

97802 – MNT; initial assessment and intervention, individual, face-to-face with the patient, each 15 minutes

97803 – MNT; re-assessment and intervention, individual, face-to-face with the patient each 15 minutes

97804 – MNT; group (2 or more individual(s)), each 30 minutes

G0270 – MNT reassessment and subsequent intervention(s) for change in diagnosis, individual, each 15 minutes

G0271 – MNT reassessment and subsequent intervention(s) for change in diagnosis, group (2 or more), each 30 minutes

ICD-10-CM Codes

See https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coverage/CoverageGenInfo/ICD10.html for individual Change Requests (CRs) and coding translations for ICD-10


Who Is Covered

Certain Medicare beneficiaries:

• Who receive a referral from their treating physician; and

• Are diagnosed with diabetes, renal disease, or who have received a kidney transplant within the last 3 years; and

• A registered dietitian or nutrition professional must provide the services

Frequency

• First year: 3 hours of one-on-one counseling; or

• Subsequent years: 2 hours Beneficiary Pays

Copayment/coinsurance waived

• Deductible waived

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