You are correct, 99243 would not crosswalk to 99213, it crosswalks to 99214 unless it is based on time and in that case would crosswalk to 99215.
Anytime you see a crosswalk it is best to double check it based on CPT definition of the codes. When you are taking codes that are 3 of 3 down to codes that are 2 of 3 you have to be careful. And as I mentioned check your times. They are different for each code set. On the inpatient side the times for 99221-99223 are 30 min 50 min and 70 min a 99254 is 80 min. So if you are coding based on time 99254 goes to 99223 but if you are coding based on key components it goes to 99222.
Hope this is helpful,
Laura, CPC, CEMC
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