Home visit for evaluation and management, moderate complexity

Evaluation and Management (E/M) services play a crucial role in healthcare, demanding precise coding to reflect the complexity of patient encounters. CPT code 99344 designates a high-complexity home visit for new patients, emphasizing the intricate nature of care provided in the home setting. 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 comprehensive approach.

Details

CPT code:

99344

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Home or Residence Services

Type:

New patient

Within the landscape of E/M services, 99344 is a code that holds significance, representing a high-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 demand an intricate approach. Its application ensures accurate documentation of efforts in providing care during home visits with high-complexity scenarios.

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

Category I

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

Per Encounter

Modifiers

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Clinical use

Home visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, detailed.

Documentation

Home visit for a new patient; detailed history and examination.

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