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What is CPT code 99214?

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CPT code 99214 is a Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code that is used in the medical field. According to E/M University, CPT 99214 refers to a Level 4 established office patient visit in the moderate to severe range.

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CPT codes were established by the American Medical Association to report medical procedures and services under health insurance programs. Codes are established by a panel that meets three times per year to discuss new issues and technological advances. E/M University cites a visit by an established office patient with diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia, all of which are optimally controlled, as a typical example of when to code a moderate level CPT 99214 visit.

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