Discharge Day Management, more than 30 min

Chronic care management is integral to patient well-being, demanding precise coding to capture the comprehensive nature of patient care. CPT code 99457 designates remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services, 20 minutes or more of clinical staff/physician/other qualified healthcare professional time in a calendar month requiring interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the month. This code is applied when healthcare providers engage in remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services, dedicating 20 minutes or more of time in a calendar month for interactive communication with the patient or caregiver.

Details

CPT code:

99457

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Special Evaluation and Management Services

Type:

Work Related or Medical Disability Evaluation Services

In the landscape of chronic care management, 99457 plays a crucial role, representing remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services. Healthcare providers utilize this code when dedicating 20 minutes or more in a calendar month for interactive communication with patients or caregivers as part of remote monitoring efforts. Its application ensures accurate documentation of efforts in the comprehensive management of patients' physiologic data.

Under what category does Discharge Day Management, more than 30 min fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Discharge Day Management, more than 30 min?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Care management services for behavioral health conditions, at least 100 minutes of clinical staff time, directed by a physician or other qualified healthcare professional, per calendar month.

Documentation

Remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services, clinical staff/physician/other qualified healthcare professional time in a calendar month requiring interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the month; initial 20 minutes. Document the interactive communication, the specific treatment management services provided, and any adjustments made to the patient's treatment plan based on the remote monitoring data.

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