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2024 Changes to E & M Codes

In 2024 Time must be met of exceeded for new and established patients.




Example using 99202 for Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires a medically appropriate history and/or examination and straightforward medical decision making had a current time range of 15-29 minutes for 99202.


Beginning Jan. 1, 2024, the provider must meet or exceed 15 minutes of total service time before you can bill this code by time.

Code

2023 total time spent on date of encounter

2024 must meet or exceed on date of encounter

99202

15-29

15

99203

30-44

30

99204

45-59

45

99205

60-74

60

99212

10-19

10

99213

20-29

20

99214

30-39

30

99215

40-54

40

99211 is not changing the descriptor for Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient that may not require the presence of a physician or other qualified health care professional. You will continue to bill this code per usual in 2024.


SNF Code changes

The two nursing facility code changes effect 99306 and 99308 as follows


Code

2023 must meet or exceed

2024 must meet or exceed

99306

45

50

99308

15

20




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