Preventive visit, new patient, 40-64 years

CPT code 99396 signifies a comprehensive preventive medicine evaluation and management service for established patients. In the realm of preventive medicine services, this code is applied when healthcare providers engage in the in-depth assessment and management of established patients during preventive care encounters.

Details

CPT code:

99396

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Preventive Medicine Services

Type:

Established Patient

99396 plays a crucial role in preventive medicine services, representing a comprehensive preventive medicine evaluation and management service for established patients. Healthcare providers utilize this code when engaging in the in-depth assessment and management of established patients during preventive care encounters. Its use ensures accurate documentation of efforts in providing comprehensive preventive medicine services.

Under what category does Preventive visit, new patient, 40-64 years fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Preventive visit, new patient, 40-64 years?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Periodic comprehensive preventive medicine reevaluation and management of an individual including an age and gender appropriate history, examination, counseling/anticipatory guidance/risk factor reduction interventions, and the ordering of laboratory/diagnostic procedures; 40-64 years.

Documentation

Periodic comprehensive preventive medicine reevaluation 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. (new patient, 65 years and older)

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