Nursing Facility Discharge Services CPT® Code range 99315- 99316

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Nursing Facility Services 99315-99316 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 99315- 99316
Section 99315-99316
Nursing Facility Discharge Services
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