Complex Chronic Care Management, Additional 20 min

Remote patient monitoring is an integral component of modern healthcare, requiring precise coding to capture the comprehensive nature of monitoring services. CPT code 99474 designates self-measured blood pressure using a device validated for clinical accuracy, qualified by a minimum of two readings each separated by two minutes or more. This code is applied when healthcare providers engage in remote patient monitoring for self-measured blood pressure, utilizing devices validated for clinical accuracy with a minimum of two readings separated by two minutes or more.

Details

CPT code:

99474

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Inpatient Neonatal Intensive Care Services and Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Services

Type:

Inpatient Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care

In the realm of remote patient monitoring, 99474 holds significance, representing the monitoring of self-measured blood pressure using clinically validated devices. Healthcare providers utilize this code when implementing remote monitoring services, ensuring accurate documentation of efforts in the comprehensive assessment of patients' blood pressure.

Under what category does Complex Chronic Care Management, Additional 20 min fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Complex Chronic Care Management, Additional 20 min?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Prolonged clinical staff service (the service beyond the typical service time) during an evaluation and management service in the inpatient setting, direct patient contact with physician supervision; each additional 30 minutes.

Documentation

Interprofessional telephone/internet/electronic health record assessment and management service provided by a consultative physician, including a verbal and written report to the patient's treating/requesting physician or other qualified healthcare professional. Document the assessment and management service, the communication with the treating/requesting physician, and the verbal and written report. (31 minutes or more)

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