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Cardiology Coding Alert


5 FAQs Ensure You Meet Specific Critical Care Criteria, Mind Time Requirements

Don’t separately report the services that are bundled into critical care. If your cardiologist uses high-complexity decision-making to assess, manipulate, and support vital system functions to treat a patient who suffers from vital organ system failure or to prevent further life-threatening conditions, you may be able to report the critical care evaluation and management (E/M) codes — 99291 and +99292. [...]