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    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

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    * The six sections of Category 1 CPT codes:
    1. Evaluation and management
    2. Anesthesiology
    3. Surgery
    4. Radiology
    5. Pathology and Laboratory
    6. Medicine

    * 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:
    1. History
    2. Physical examination
    3. Medical decision making
    Evaluation and managment codes (EM codes) are codes that describe that describe ...

    Solution Summary

    Categorizations of various CPT codes are found in this solution.