CPT 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204 and 99204 with time value

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CPT Code Description RVU non-facility RVU facility Time in mins
 99201    Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient,which require these three components : a problem focused history-a problem focused examination -and straightforward medical decision making. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other providers or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually ,the presenting problems are self limited or minor. Medical practitioners typically spend 10 minutes face-to-face with the patient and/or family.    0.97    0.63   10
 99202    Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which require these three components : an expanded problem focused history-an expanded problem focused examination-and straightforward medical decision making. Counselling and/or co-ordination of care with other providers or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of low to moderate severity. Medical practitioners typically spend 20 minutes face-to-face with the patient and/or family.    1.72    1.24   20
 99203    Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires these three key components: a detailed history -a detailed examination-and medical decision making of low complexity. Counsellling and/or co-ordination of care with other providers or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually , the presenting problem(s) are of moderate severity. Medical practitioners typically spend 30 minutes face-to-face with the patient and/or family.    2.56    1.91   30
 99204    Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires these three key components: a comprehensive history -a comprehensive examination -and medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or co-ordination of care with the other providers or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of moderate to high severity. Medical practitioners typically spend 45 minutes face-to-face with the patient and/or family.    3.62    2.83   45
 99205    Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires these three components: a comprehensive history-a comprehensive examination -and medical decision making of high complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other providers or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually ,the presenting problem(s) are of moderate to high severity. Medical practitioners typically spend 60 minutes face-to-face with the patient and/or family.    4.58    3.76   60

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