Preventive visit, established patient, infant (age 0-1 year)

Comprehensive preventive medicine services are integral in healthcare, demanding precise coding to reflect the thorough nature of patient encounters. CPT code 99381 designates a comprehensive preventive medicine evaluation and management service for new patients, emphasizing the in-depth assessment involved in preventive care.

Details

CPT code:

99381

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Preventive Medicine Services

Type:

New patient

Within the landscape of preventive medicine services, 99381 holds significance as a code 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, infant (age 0-1 year) fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Preventive visit, established patient, infant (age 0-1 year)?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Preventive medicine counseling and/or risk factor reduction intervention(s) provided to an individual.

Documentation

Complex chronic care coordination services. Document the total duration of services, including the start and end times, and provide a detailed description of the activities performed, such as coordinating care with multiple providers, reviewing medical records, and developing or adjusting the care plan.

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