Emergency department visit, moderate complexity

CPT code 99283 holds significance in Emergency Department (ED) services, denoting a high-level emergency department visit. This code is employed when healthcare providers assess and manage patients with health concerns that present a high level of complexity, requiring an in-depth evaluation and management approach.

Details

CPT code:

99283

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Emergency Department Services

Type:

New or Established Patient

In the landscape of Emergency Department (ED) services, 99283 is a code that signifies high-level visits where healthcare providers assess and manage patients with health concerns of high complexity. The code is utilized when encounters in the ED demand a comprehensive evaluation and management approach. Its use ensures accurate documentation of efforts in managing patients with health concerns that present a high level of complexity during high-level emergency department visits.

Under what category does Emergency department visit, moderate complexity fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Emergency department visit, moderate complexity?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Emergency department visit, detailed.

Documentation

Emergency department visit; detailed history and examination, moderate complexity medical decision-making.

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