There are no special codes for urgent care. Typically it is coded as any other outpatient service (99201-99215) as either a new or established patient.
There should be a facility fee, since the physical location is in the hospital, but you may want to investigate how this arrangement is occurring. Is the space rented from the hospital or are the physicians and practitioners staffing the urgent care area employees of the hospital? Does the hospital reserve the right to code and capture the facility fee?
Try and get in touch with the chargemaster manager at the hospital. He/she should be working on this, so opening a dialogue will only help both of you to deploy this change successfully.
In addition, I would be cautious about the hospital facility charge coming from the 99281-99285 series. Although I personally know of facilities that charge this for urgent care visits, I do not believe that charge is supported either by medical necessity, nor designation of the area as "urgent care."
Just some items to think about.
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