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LEVEL 2 ESTSBLISHED OFFICE PATIENT
 

 

Effective January 1, 2021, there are new guidelines for new and established office visits. For information on the 2021 guidelines, click here.

Level 2 Established Office Visit (99212)

This is the second lowest level of care for an established patient being seen in the office.  Internists used this code for 2.04% of these encounter in 2019.  The Medicare allowable reimbursement for this code is $56.88 and it is worth 0.7 work RVUs. This level of care requires straightforward complexity MDM or a total of 10 - 19 minutes devoted to the encounter on the date of the visit.

For a detailed exploration of the 2021 guidelines including clinical examples of each level of care for new and established office visits and a deep dive into the new table of medical decision-making, consider signing up for one of our 2021 update courses here.

 

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