CPT® 99483, Under Cognitive Assessment and Care Plan Services

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 99483 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Cognitive Assessment and Care Plan Services.

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Summary

The provider performs a thorough assessment of a cognitively impaired patient's understanding, comprehension, memory, and reasoning; obtains a history; reviews the patient’s medication lists and makes any necessary adjustments; and prepares and documents a plan of care that involves moderately or highly complex medical decision–making, consistent with listed required elements. The provider typically spends 50 minutes face–to–face with the patient and/or family or caregiver. 

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