Home visit for evaluation and management, low complexity

CPT code 99342 designates a moderate-complexity home visit for new patients within the realm of Evaluation and Management (E/M) services. This code is applied when healthcare providers engage in the assessment and management of new patients in their homes, focusing on cases that demand a moderate depth of evaluation.

Details

CPT code:

99342

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Home or Residence Services

Type:

New patient

In E/M services, 99342 is a code that holds significance, representing a moderate-complexity home visit for new patients. Healthcare providers utilize this code when engaging in the assessment and management of new patients in their homes, focusing on cases that require a nuanced approach. Its use ensures accurate documentation of efforts in providing care during home visits with cases of moderate complexity.

Under what category does Home visit for evaluation and management, low complexity fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Home visit for evaluation and management, low complexity?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Home visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, expanded problem-focused.

Documentation

Home visit for a new patient; expanded problem-focused history and examination.

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