Subsequent Hospital Care Services CPT® Code range 99231- 99233

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Hospital Inpatient Services 99231-99233 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

Subscribe to Codify by AAPC and get the code details in a flash.

CPT® Code Range 99231- 99233
Subsequent Hospital Care Services
On a CPT® code's hierarchy page, you get to see a medical code's neighbors, including the CPT® codes' official long descriptors. Seeing related codes helps coders choose the correct code, improving their accuracy rate.
Click on a blue code to see a sample of a CPT® code's details page.

September 22, 2022
CMS seeks your input to help improve efficiency and equity within its programs. Despite decades of research and efforts to improve health outcomes in the United States disparities in health and health... [ Read More ]
September 14, 2022
Changes to evaluation and management codes are going to take time getting used to. CPT 2023 brings medical coders 101 new codes sprinkled throughout the code set but its the revised and deleted codes ... [ Read More ]
September 09, 2022
Patients will see expanded accessibility to devices and services but providers will feel a payment pinch. Two recent rulings impact audiologists and patients who rely on hearing aids for quality of li... [ Read More ]
September 08, 2022
Now is the time to prepare for a return to prepandemic standards and practices. After twoplus years of working under the flexibilities granted to the healthcare industry during the COVID19 public heal... [ Read More ]
September 02, 2022
A quarterly update to the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule CLFS issued by the Centers for Medicare 38 Medicaid Services CMS on Aug. 11 includes 23 new CPT codes for proprietary laboratory analyses PLA... [ Read More ]
If you did an inpatient consult, but the carrier does not accept consult codes, the Medicare guideline specify you may use initial inpatient 99221-99223. They also state if you do not meet 99221 (sinc... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="stacymac51488, post: 514411, member: 303279"] Thank you for your reply. Another thing that is being said by the education and compliance department is that the CC will come from the H&P or the... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="thomas7331, post: 514408, member: 5404"] The CC is required, however it doesn't have to be labeled specifically as a 'chief complaint' in the note and doesn't even have to be an actual 'compla... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="TThivierge, post: 513315, member: 216725"] Hi Laylaykali, It seems you are doing this correctly with CPT 90791 and inpt psych codes 99231 -99233, but no idea of HCPCS to use in that setting. U... [ Read More ]
Hi Laylaykali, It seems you are doing this correctly with CPT 90791 and inpt psych codes 99231 -99233, but no idea of HCPCS to use in that setting. Understand MD, PA, DO psychiatrist and psychologist ... [ Read More ]
I was just hired on as a CPC for an Inpatient Substance abuse treatment facility with locations in 4 different states. They also do outpatient treatment for adolescents. I'm trying to code for they're... [ Read More ]
We are doing profee billing for hospital care services. [LIST] [*]For the initial hospital care (99221-99223) visit documentation states that patient came into the hospital and was found to have an ... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="csperoni, post: 510908, member: 164618"] Actually, if you did a consult, but the carrier does not accept consult codes, the Medicare guideline state you may use initial inpatient 99221-99223. ... [ Read More ]
The CPT codes 99231-99233 have certain requirements you must meet or time, but when auditing a provider who saw 17 patients in one day can you use time as a measure of whether the service could have b... [ Read More ]
Anthem BC of CA is denying Inpt consultation code 99253. The denial stated "We covered this care as part of another service". I called the customer service dept for Calpers, the representative told ... [ Read More ]