AMA CPT® Assistant - 2009 Issue 7 (July)

Evaluation and Management/Home Services (July 2009)

July 2009 page 10a Evaluation and Management: Home Services, 99339, 99340 (Q&A) Question: Our physician is coordinating and supervising the care of a patient who is at home. What is the appropriate code to report? Answer: Care Plan Oversight Services provided to a patient in the home, domiciliary, or rest home (eg, assisted living facility) under the individual supervision of a physician should be reported using codes 99339-99340. If the patient is in a hospice program, use 99377-99378, and if the patient is under the care of a home health agency, use 99374-99375. These are time-based codes and...

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