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INITIAL HOSPITAL SERVICES
 

 
Initial Hospital Care (99221-99223)

These codes are used to bill for initial hospital services otherwise known to physicians as H&Ps.  When you admit a patient to the hospital as in inpatient, these are the codes you will use.  Efffective January 1, 2023 use these codes for initial hospital care services for both inpatients and observation care patients.
Level E/M Code History Physical Exam MDM Time
1 99221 A medically appropriate history and/or exam, the extent of which is left up to the examiner Straightforward/Low 40
2 99222 Moderate 55
3 99223 High 75

 

 

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