Unplanned Visit During Regular Hours, 20 min

CPT code 99490 designates the administration and interpretation of health risk assessment instrument. This code is applied when healthcare providers administer and interpret a health risk assessment instrument.

Details

CPT code:

99490

Category:

Category I

Section:

Evaluation and Management (E/M)

Specialty:

Care Management Services

Type:

Chronic Care Management Services

Within the realm of health risk assessment, 99490 plays a crucial role, representing the administration and interpretation of health risk assessment instruments. Healthcare providers utilize this code when conducting assessments to evaluate patients' health risks. Its application ensures accurate documentation of efforts in assessing and interpreting health risks, contributing to comprehensive patient care.

Under what category does Unplanned Visit During Regular Hours, 20 min fall?

Category I

What is the billing unit for Unplanned Visit During Regular Hours, 20 min?

Per Encounter

Modifiers

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Clinical use

Chronic care management services, provided personally by a physician or other qualified healthcare professional, at least 30 minutes of physician or other qualified healthcare professional time per calendar month.

Documentation

Chronic care remote physiologic monitoring treatment management services, clinical staff/physician/other qualified healthcare professional time in a calendar month requiring interactive communication with the patient/caregiver during the month; initial 30 minutes. Document the interactive communication, the specific treatment management services provided, and any adjustments made to the patient's treatment plan based on the remote monitoring data.

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