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Thread: CPT for Weekend visits

  1. #1
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    Apr 2007

    Default CPT for Weekend visits

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    The doctor I work for is a family practice physician. He will sometimes meet patients at his office on weekends for small things, if they call him at home. Is there a CPT code for seeing patients on weekends or evenings that are not during normal office hours? I thought there was at one time, but I cannot seem to find it now. Any help w/this is appreciated. Thank you,

    Marla Kelly, CPC

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    North Seattle


    First thing that comes to mind, is the CPT 99050...
    claudia salas

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    Default Drsunitha

    Hope you can go with 99050

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    Apr 2007
    Columbus GA

    Smile 99050

    99050 Services provided in the office at times other than regularly scheduled office hours, or days when the office is normally closed (eg, holidays, Saturday or Sunday), in addition to basic service

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007


    Thank you for your help with this. I was looking in the wrong area of my CPT book. Hope everyone had a great weekend.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Milwaukee WI

    Default 99050

    This is an add-on code to your basic E/M service. I know it doesn't have the + symbol on it but read the guidelines (CPT 2009 professional editiion, page 445, top of right hand column).

    The government payers will not cover this extra fee. Some commercial carriers DO pay for it. (Still cheaper than an ER visit.)

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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