CPT 99255

Clinical Examples for CPT 99255

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for a 76-year-old female with massive, life-treatening gastrointestinal hemorrhage and chest pain. (Gastroenterology)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for a 75-year-old female, admitted to intensive care with acute respiratory distress syndrome, who is hypersensitive, and has a moderate metabolic acidosis, and a rising serum creatinine. (Nephrology)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for patient with a history of complicated low back pain and neck problems with previous multiple failed back surgeries. (Orthopaedic surgery/Neurosurgery)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for a 66-year-old female, two days post-abdominal aneurysm repair, with oliguria and hypertension of one-day duration. (Nephrology/Internal Medicine)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for a patient with shotgun wound to face with massive facial trauma and airway obstruction. (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for patient with server pancreatitis complicated by respiratory insufficiency, acute renal failure, and abscess formation. (General Surgery/Colon & Rectal Surgery)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for a 35—year-old multiple-trauma male patient with complex pelvic fractures to evaluate and formulate management plan. (Orthopedic Surgery)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for adolescent patient with fractured femur and pelvis who pulled out IVs and disconnected traction in attempt to elope from hospital. (Psychiatry)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for a 16-year-old primigravida at 32-weeks gestation requested by a family practitioner for evaluation of severe hypertension, thrombocytopenia, and headache. (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for 58-year-old insulin-dependent diabetic with multiple antibiotic allergies, now with multiple fascial plane plane abscesses and airway obstruction. (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for a 55-year-old male with known cirrhosis and ascites, now with jaundice, encephalopathy, and massive hematemesis. (Gastroenterology)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for a 25-year-old male, seen in emergency room with server, closed head injury. (Neurosurgery)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for a 2-day male with single ventricle physiology and subaortic obstruction, Family counseling following evaluation for multiple, staged surgical procedures. (Thoracic Surgery)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for a 45-year-old male admitted with subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracranial aneurysm on angiogram. (Neurosurgery)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for myxedematous patient who is hypoventilating and obtunded. (Endocrinology)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for a 45-year-old patient with widely metastatic lung carcinoma, intractable back pain, and a history that includes substance dependence, NSAID allergy, and two prior laminectomies with fusion for low back pain. (Pain Medicine)

CPT 99255 – Initial hospital consultation for evaluation of treatment options in a 50-year-old patient with cirrhosis, known peptic ulcer disease, hypotension, encephalopathy, and massive acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding that cannot be localized by endoscopy. (Interventional Radiology)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation in the ICU for a 70-year-old male who experienced a cardiac arrest during surgery and was resuscitated. (Cardiology)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for a patient with severe pancreatitis complicated by respiratory insufficiency, acute renal failure, and abscess formation. (Gastroenterology)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for a 70-year-old cirrhotic male admitted with ascites, jaundice, encephalopathy, and massive hematemesis. (Gastroenterology)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation in the ICU for a 51-year-old patient who is an a ventilator and has a fever two weeks after a renal transplantation. (Infectious Disease)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for evaluation and formulation of plan for management of multiple-trauma patient with complex pelvic fracture, 35-year-old male, (General Surgery/Orthopaedic Surgery)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for a 50-year-old male with a history of previous myocardial infarction, now with acute pulmonary edema and hypotension. (Cardiology)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for 45-year-old male with recent, acute subarachnoid hemorrhage, hesitant speech, mildly confused, drowsy, High risk group for HIV+ status. (Neurosurgery)

CPT 99255 – Initial inpatient consultation for 36-year-old female referred by her internist to evaluate a patient being followed for abdominal pain and fever, The patient has developed diffuse abdominal pain, guarding, rigidity, and increased fever. (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

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