The majority of the codes used in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) may be found in the category one CPT codes.
â?¢Identifies the six sections of the category one CPT codes
â?¢States the range of the code numbers
â?¢Gives two examples from each section
â?¢Explains how the codes are organized in each section
â?¢Lists and explains the 8 steps necessary to correctly record and evaluation and management code
* The six sections of Category 1 CPT codes:
1. Evaluation and management
5. Pathology and Laboratory
* Range of the code numbers:
Evaluation and management services: 99201-99499 Two Examples: 99214 code used for an office visit with an establised patient, Initial patient consultation 99253
Anesthesiology: 00100-01999, 99100-99140 Two Examples:00100 Anesthesia for biopsy ,00147 Anesthesia for procedures on the eye.
Surgery: 10021-69990 Two examples: 33512 Coronary artery bypass , 11770 Excision of pilondial cyst
Radiology: 70010-79999 Two examples: 78205 Liver imaging,62270 Spinal puncture, lumbar, diagnostic
Pathology and Laboratory: 80048-89399 Two examples: 86850 RBC antibody screen, 88305 Surgical pathology
Medicine: 90281-99600 Two examples: 97014 (Unattended) electrical stimulation, 97010 Application of modality to one or more areas; hot/cold packs
* Most of the CPT codes are presented in numerical order.
The documentation for evaluation and management services is based on three main components:
2. Physical examination
3. Medical decision making
Evaluation and managment codes (EM codes) are codes that describe that describe ...
Categorizations of various CPT codes are found in this solution.