Subsequent nursing facility care, high complexity

CPT code 99309 designates subsequent nursing facility care for patients with high complexity health conditions, emphasizing the ongoing and comprehensive attention provided to patients in long-term facilities. Within the landscape of nursing facility services, this code is applied when healthcare providers engage in the ongoing management of patients with intricate health complexities.

Details

CPT code:

99309

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Nursing Facility Services

Type:

Subsequent Nursing Facility Care

In nursing facility services, 99309 holds significance as a code representing subsequent care for patients with high complexity health conditions. Healthcare providers utilize this code when engaging in the ongoing assessment and management of patients in long-term facilities, focusing on cases that demand an intricate approach. Its use ensures accurate documentation of efforts in providing care during the continued stages of nursing facility services for patients with high complexity health conditions.

Under what category does Subsequent nursing facility care, high complexity fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Subsequent nursing facility care, high complexity?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

-

Clinical use

Subsequent nursing facility care, typically 35 minutes per day.

Documentation

Subsequent nursing facility care; problem-focused assessment and plan of care for an established patient.

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