Emergency Department Services CPT® Code range 99281- 99288

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Emergency Department Services 99281-99288 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 99281- 99288

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Am I correct in thinking that the only codes that are allowed to be billed as a Split (or Shared) are codes 99202-99215 (Other Outpatient) , 99217-99226 (Hospital Observation), 99221-99239 (Hospital I... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="thomas7331, post: 421790, member: 5404"]Medicare gave guidance on this at the time they stopped accepting consultation codes - you can find this in MLN Matters article MM6740: [url]https://ww... [ Read More ]
Can a specialist called in to see a patient in the ED bill for ED Services ( 99281-99288) with POS 23 or do they need to bill for the E&M for outpatient services with POS 22?... [ Read More ]
[b]Consults[/b] Karen, I hope the following helps. You are right about the physician cannot treat the patient in any way, including medications. Otherwise, it is no longer a consult. However, they... [ Read More ]
For Medicare purposes, refer to section: [B]30.6.11 - Emergency Department Visits (Codes 99281 - 99288)[/B] [url]http://www.cms.gov/manuals/downloads/clm104c12.pdf[/url]... [ Read More ]
Hi Marci: [URL="http://www.cms.gov/manuals/downloads/clm104c12.pdf"]http://www.cms.gov/manuals/downloads/clm104c12.pdf[/URL] 30.6.11 - Emergency Department Visits (Codes 99281 - 99288) (Rev. 1875, I... [ Read More ]
30.6.11 - Emergency Department Visits (Codes 99281 - 99288) (Rev. 1875, Issued: 12-14-09, Effective: 01-01-10, Implementation: 01-04-10) A. Use of Emergency Department Codes by Physicians Not Assigned... [ Read More ]
Can anyone help me with this? 35 year old patient, gun shot wound, transported to another hospital with physician present, 28 minutes. Would this be coded to 99499 since 99281-99288 states while the... [ Read More ]
This is what I have from the CMS manual on ER visits: 30.6.11 - Emergency Department Visits (Codes 99281 - 99288) (Rev.1875, Issued: 12-14-09, Effective: 01-01-10, Implementation: 01-04-10) A. Use of ... [ Read More ]
In case you need the guidance for review. Start with sections: [B]30.6.10 [/B]- Consultation Services (Codes 99241 - 99255) And Effective January 1, 2010, the consultation codes are no longer recog... [ Read More ]