AMA CPT® Assistant - 2018 Issue 6 (June)

Evaluation and Management: Initial and Continuing Intensive Care Services (Q&A) (June 2018)

June 2018 page 11 Evaluation and Management: Initial and Continuing Intensive Care Services Question: May subsequent intensive care codes 99478-99480 be reported for a baby who is over 28 days old but within the weight limit of these codes? Answer: Yes, codes 99478-99480 may be reported because codes 99478, Subsequent intensive care, per day, for the evaluation and management of the recovering very low birth weight infant [present body weight less than 1500 grams]; 99479, Subsequent intensive care, per day, for the evaluation and management of the recovering low birth weight infant [present body weight of 1500-2500 grams]; and...

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