Subsequent Hospital Observation Care Services CPT® Code range 99224- 99226

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Hospital Observation Services 99224-99226 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 99224- 99226
Section 99224-99226
Subsequent Hospital Observation Care Services
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In my experience, most payers will only reimburse the observations codes 99224-99226 to the attending physician who is supervising the patient in observation status. If the payer does not accept cons... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="jhaider, post: 499124, member: 334747"] I am having the hardest time getting ANY observation claims paid all of a sudden. We are consulting physicians so we never "admit/discharge" patients. W... [ Read More ]
Sounds like it would be Subsequent Observation Care codes 99224-99226 if you're caring for patients in observation status. I'm confused about you saying they are "consulting physicians" though. Are th... [ Read More ]
I am having the hardest time getting ANY observation claims paid all of a sudden. We are consulting physicians so we never "admit/discharge" patients. We have been using 99243-99245 with the hospital ... [ Read More ]
If my provider is covering for the admitting physician during a subsequent observation visit will my provider code the obs codes (99224-99226) since she is acting in place of the admitting physician o... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="beulastella, post: 488025, member: 222697"] +99356 – Prolonged Services; inpatient or observation setting; first hour +99357 – each additional 30 minutes (list in addition to 99356) Code... [ Read More ]
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[QUOTE="Rachie1085, post: 482418, member: 386801"] When you do not perform the H&P can you still bill codes 99224-99226 if the patient is in observation or should you use the outpatient established pa... [ Read More ]
When you do not perform the H&P can you still bill codes 99224-99226 if the patient is in observation or should you use the outpatient established patient codes 99211-99215?... [ Read More ]