Home visit for evaluation and management, straightforward complexity

In the realm of Evaluation and Management (E/M) services, CPT code 99341 designates a low-complexity home visit for new patients, emphasizing the straightforward 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 are relatively uncomplicated.

Details

CPT code:

99341

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Home or Residence Services

Type:

New patient

99341 holds significance in E/M services, representing a low-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 are straightforward. Its application ensures accurate documentation of efforts in providing care during home visits with uncomplicated scenarios.

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

Category I

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

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

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

Documentation

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

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