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

September 22, 2022
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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
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September 08, 2022
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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 ]
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 ]