Radiology Question for the Week of December 21, 2015

Question:

What codes would be reported for the initial E&M visit for radiation oncology services?

Answer:

The initial evaluation and management (E&M) visit for radiation oncology services may be reported with office/outpatient CPT codes 99201–99215, initial hospital care CPT codes 99221–99223, subsequent hospital care CPT codes 99231–99233, or observation/inpatient hospital care with same-day admission and discharge CPT codes 99234–99236. 

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