CPT 99224 – CPT 99226 (Subsequent Hospital Observation Care Services)

CPT 99224 – CPT 99226 (Subsequent Hospital Observation Care Services)

CPT 99224 Description: There are 2 key components that must be met in order to report CPT Code 99224 appropriately when selecting an Evaluation & Management service level for a subsequent observation care. These components are in addition to the medical necessity for performing the procedure(s). CPT 99224 may be used for every day of observation…

CPT 99218 – CPT 99220 (Initial Hospital Observation Care Services)

CPT 99218 – CPT 99220 (Initial Hospital Observation Care Services)

New or Established Patient Initial Hospital Observation Care Services CPT 99218 Description: CPT 99218 may be assigned for day one of outpatient hospital observation status. The patient is discharged another day than the day she is admitted to observation. CPT 99219 Description: CPT 99219 may be assigned for day one of outpatient hospital observation status….

CPT 99211 – CPT 99215 (Established Patient Office or Other Outpatient Services)

CPT 99211 – CPT 99215 (Established Patient Office or Other Outpatient Services)

CPT 99211 Description: An outpatient visit or office visit of an established patient. A qualified healthcare professional (physician or other) may not be required. CPT 99212 Description: An outpatient visit or office visit of an established patient. The visit involves management and evaluation. Straightforward level of medical decision making is needed and the visit takes…

CPT 99202 – CPT 99205 ( New Patient Office or Other Outpatient Services)

CPT 99202 – CPT 99205 ( New Patient Office or Other Outpatient Services)

CPT 99202 Description: CPT 99202 can be used for a new patient (outpatient or office visit) involving evaluation and management. 15 to 29 minutes of total time of the encounter on a single date involves straightforward medical decision making. CPT 99203 Description: CPT 99203 can be used for a new patient (outpatient or office visit)…

CPT 99457 & CPT 99457 (Remote Physiologic Monitoring Treatment Management Services)

CPT 99457 & CPT 99457 (Remote Physiologic Monitoring Treatment Management Services)

CPT 99457 Description: CPT 99457 may be reported for the first twenty minutes of a qualified healthcare provider (physician, clinical staff or other) time spent providing this service. The provider monitors a patient’s remote physiologic recordings and/or programmed alerts and interacts with the patient or caregiver to adjust treatment based on the recordings.  CPT 99458…

CPT Codes For Digitally Stored Data and Remote Physiologic Monitoring Services

CPT Codes For Digitally Stored Data and Remote Physiologic Monitoring Services

CPT 99453 Description: The provider sets up and trains the patient on the use of remote physiologic monitoring equipment. CPT 99454 Description: Use CPT 99454 for every 30 days of equipment supply and monitoring. The provider supplies the patient with remote physiologic monitoring equipment and receives daily recordings and/or programmed alerts. CPT 99091 Description: CPT…

CPT 99446 – CPT 99452 (Interprofessional Telephone/Internet/Electronic Health Record Consultations)

CPT 99446 – CPT 99452 (Interprofessional Telephone/Internet/Electronic Health Record Consultations)

CPT 99446 Description: CPT 99446 can be used for a consult (five to ten minutes) that is performed by a consulting physician via EHR (electronic health record), internet or phone and provides a verbal and written report to the requesting physician/qualified healthcare provider. CPT 99447 Description:  CPT 99447 can be used for an consult (eleven to…