AMA CPT® Assistant - 1997 Issue 1 (January)

Medicine, Physical Medicine Evaluation (Q&A) (January 1997)

January 1997 page 11-end Coding Consultation Medicine, Physical Medicine Evaluation (Q&A) What CPT code is reported to describe the evaluation of a patient to determine the type of physical medicine treatment needed? AMA Comment There is not a specific listing in CPT in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation section to describe the evaluation of a patient to determine the type of physical medicine treatment needed. An evaluation and management code may be used if the provider is a physician and if a history, examination, and medical decision making are performed, based on the guidelines in CPT 1997. If...

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