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Clinical Examples for 99201


Initial office visit for a 50-years-old male from out-of-town who needs a prescription refill for a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. (Anesthesiology)

Initial office visit for a 40-years-old female, new patient, requesting information about local pain clinics. (Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine)

Initial office visit for a 40-years-old girl for determination of visual acuity as part of a summer camp physical (does not include determination of refractive error).  (Ophthalmology)

Initial office visit for an out-of-down patient requiring topical refill. (Dermatology)

Initial office visit for a 65-years old male for reassurance about an isolated seborrheic keratosis on upper back. (Plastic Surgery)

Initial office visit for an 86-years-old male, out-of-down visitor, who needs prescription refilled for an anal skin preparation that he forgot. (General Surgery/Colon & Rectal Surgery)

Initial office visit for a patient with alveolar osteitis for repacking. (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)

Initial office visit for a patient with a pedunculated lesion of the neck which is unsightly. (Dermatology)

Initial office visit for a 10-years-old male, for limited subungual hematoma not requiring drainage. (Internal Medicine)

Initial office visit with an out-of-down visitor who needs a prescription refilled because she forgot her hay fever medication. (Allergy & Immunology/Internal Medicine)

Initial office visit with a 9-month-old female with diaper rash. (Pediatrics)

Initial office visit with a 10-years-old male with server rash and itching for the past 24 hours, positive history for contact with poison oak 48 hours prior to the visit.(Family Medicine)

Initial office visit with a 5-years-old female to remove sutures from simple wound placed by another physician. (Plastic Surgery)

Initial office visit for a 22-years-old male with a small area of sunburn requiring first aid. (Dermatology/family Medicine/Internal Medicine)

Initial office visit for the evaluation and management of a contusion of a finger. (Orthopedic Surgery)

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