Subsequent Neonatal Intensive Care Services

CPT code 99461 designates subsequent hospital care for the neonate, requiring ongoing assessment, coordination of care, and medical decision-making of moderate complexity. This code is applied when healthcare providers deliver subsequent hospital care to neonates, involving ongoing assessment, coordination of care, and medical decision-making of moderate complexity.

Details

CPT code:

99461

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Newborn Care Services

Type:

Newborn Care

In the landscape of neonatal care, 99461 holds significance, representing subsequent hospital care for neonates. Healthcare providers utilize this code when delivering ongoing care that includes assessment, coordination of care, and medical decision-making of moderate complexity. Its use ensures accurate documentation of efforts in the provision of continuous and comprehensive care to neonates in the hospital setting.

Under what category does Subsequent Neonatal Intensive Care Services fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Subsequent Neonatal Intensive Care Services?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Subsequent inpatient neonatal intensive care unit care, per day, for the evaluation and management of the neonate.

Documentation

Psychiatric collaborative care management, each additional 30 minutes in the first calendar month. Clearly document each additional 30-minute increment of psychiatric collaborative care management, including the start and end times, the involvement of the psychiatric consultant, and the specific care management interventions provided.

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