Preventive visit, established patient, 65 years and older

Comprehensive preventive medicine services are integral in patient care, requiring precise coding to capture the thorough nature of patient encounters. CPT code 99387 designates a comprehensive preventive medicine evaluation and management service for new patients, emphasizing the in-depth assessment involved in preventive care.

Details

CPT code:

99387

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Preventive Medicine Services

Type:

New patient

In the realm of preventive medicine services, 99387 is a code that holds significance, representing a comprehensive preventive medicine evaluation and management service for new patients. Healthcare providers utilize this code when engaging in the in-depth assessment and management of new patients during preventive care encounters. Its application ensures accurate documentation of efforts in providing comprehensive preventive medicine services.

Under what category does Preventive visit, established patient, 65 years and older fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Preventive visit, established patient, 65 years and older?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Risk factor reduction and behavioral intervention, face-to-face, individual, 30 minutes.

Documentation

Initial comprehensive preventive medicine evaluation and management of an individual, including an age and gender-appropriate history, examination, counseling/anticipatory guidance/risk factor reduction interventions, and the ordering of appropriate immunization and laboratory tests. Document the comprehensive nature of the examination, details of counseling provided, and any interventions or tests ordered. (65 years and older)

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