Other Emergency Services CPT® Code range 99288- 99288

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

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CPT® Code Range 99288- 99288
Section 99288-99288
Other Emergency Services
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[QUOTE="brittburkhardt, post: 434645, member: 303247"] I just finished a practice exam from AAPC, and I’d love more clarification on the correct answer. 67 year old female having urinary incontinen... [ Read More ]
Here is patient's scenario: 03/15/2018 at 8:00 am: Admitted as emergency room 03/15/2018 at 12:00 pm: Patient care transitioned to Attending physician will assume care at this time for further manage... [ 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 ]
[QUOTE="Amy Pritchett, post: 330240, member: 164300"]I use CPT code 99288 when the physician is on the phone with the EMS service and providing guidance on the way to the hospital (i.e. cardiac arrest... [ 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 ]
I use CPT code 99288 when the physician is on the phone with the EMS service and providing guidance on the way to the hospital (i.e. cardiac arrest). There are no documented NCCI edits when coding you... [ Read More ]
CPT code 99288 (Physician direction of emergency medical systems [EMS] emergency care, advanced life support)that describes two-way communications with EMS personnel during transport to the ED but it ... [ 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 ]
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