Clarification to HealthChoice Coverage for Childhood Obesity Screenings and Interventions
Posted 12/05/12; Modified 03/25/13
Effective January 1, 2013, HealthChoice will begin covering childhood obesity screening and interventions. Previous material released listed billing codes 99383, 99384, 99385, 99393, 99394, 99395 as covered at 100% of Allowed Charges for our members who meet the clinical criteria and use a HealthChoice Network Provider.
Please be advised that, in addition to the above codes, HealthChoice has added two additional billing codes – 99382 and 99392 as covered benefits. These codes will also be covered at 100% of the Allowed Charges.
If you have questions about the coverage for childhood obesity, contact Network Management at 405-717-8790 or toll-free 1-800-543-6044. Please submit email inquiries to EGIDNetworkManagement@sib.ok.gov.