Initial and Continuing Intensive Care Services CPT® Code range 99477- 99480

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Inpatient Neonatal Intensive Care Services and Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Services 99477-99480 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 99477- 99480
Section 99477-99480
Initial and Continuing Intensive Care Services
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