Newborn Care Services CPT® Code range 99460- 99463

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Evaluation and Management Services 99460-99463 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 99460- 99463
Newborn Care Services
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November 14, 2022
The 2023 CPT errata and technical corrections released by the American Medical Association AMA go into effect Jan. 1 2023. Make sure to mark these upcoming changes in your CPT code book to stay on top... [ Read More ]
November 07, 2022
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November 04, 2022
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November 01, 2022
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November 01, 2022
Your words will carry more weight when you approach doctors in a thoughtful respectful way. In the coding and auditing world the provider is in the drivers seat. Generally the provider documents the s... [ 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="KoBee, post: 488117, member: 10103"] Does anyone have a like cheat sheet to understand admit and discharge for newborns... really appreciate it. Gets a bit confused when baby is admitted and d... [ Read More ]
Does anyone have a like cheat sheet to understand admit and discharge for newborns... really appreciate it. Gets a bit confused when baby is admitted and discharged less than 24 hours and it involves ... [ Read More ]
[b]Coding for Newborn Care Services[/b] From AAFP.org (American Academy of Family Physicians: Coding for Newborn Care Services Newborn Care Services Coding Care of the Normal Newborn Infant Evaluat... [ Read More ]
[QUOTE="annaprice, post: 397212, member: 211837"]If we have a newborn who was admitted and discharged the same day by the same physician, we know to code with 99463. Would you code differently if one... [ Read More ]
I belive the poster is trying to code for an encounter with the baby after the birth. Look at. The V20 codes for the dx with a 765.1 for the premature status and use the newborn visit codes 99460-9... [ Read More ]
The code, 99463, states "per day" and "admitted and discharged on the same date" so per CPT standards, this is reported only when the physician provides initial newborn care to the normal newborn and ... [ Read More ]
I am having trouble wrapping my head around the interpretation of this code. From my understanding.. Baby born on May 1st. The baby is seen and discharged at 4:00am May 2nd. Am I to look at this ... [ Read More ]
We have a lot of newborns that we bill for, who are admit/disc on the same day so we bill 99463. Medi-Cal does not recognize this CPT code, and I cannot find what is the appropriate way to bill this. ... [ Read More ]
That is exactly what we are doing. Per the AAP and an AAPC tutorial the "admission and discharge" applies to the physcian services and not the hospital dates. Physicians who are doing both and no oth... [ Read More ]