Home visit for evaluation and management, very high complexity

Home visits are integral to patient care, demanding precise coding to capture the diverse nature of encounters. CPT code 99347 designates a low-complexity home visit for established 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 established patients in their homes, focusing on cases that are relatively uncomplicated.

Details

CPT code:

99347

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Home or Residence Services

Type:

Established Patient

In the realm of E/M services, 99347 plays a crucial role, representing a low-complexity home visit for established patients. Healthcare providers utilize this code when engaging in the assessment and management of established 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, very high complexity fall?

Category I

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

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Home visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, problem-focused.

Documentation

Document the total duration of prolonged evaluation and management service, including the start and end times, and describe the specific activities or discussions that required the prolonged service, emphasizing the medical necessity for the extended encounter.

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