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    Health Service Code 13.99EC

    Resuscitation, per 15 minutes or major portion thereof for the second and subsequent physician actively participating and providing assistance to the primary physician at a resuscitation

    NOTE:
    1. Resuscitation is defined as the emergency treatment of an unstable patient whose condition may result in imminent mortality without such intervention.
    2. May only be claimed for the time spent when the physician is directly involved in assisting the primary physician in a resuscitation.
    3. May not be claimed in addition to other procedures or visits at the same encounter by the same physician.
    4. May not be claimed for Medical Emergency Team (MET) coverage.
    Category:M Minor Procedure
    Base rate:$87.66

    Fee modifiers:

    TypeCode# of callsExplicitActionAmount
    CALLM151 - 12For Each Call Pay Base At100%
    SURCEVYesIncrease By$48.70
    SURCNTAMYesIncrease By$116.83
    SURCNTPMYesIncrease By$116.83
    SURCWKYesIncrease By$48.70

    Governing Rules:

    • 6.7.1

      If a minor procedure (M or M+) is provided with a hospital visit on the same day, only the greater benefit HSC may be claimed.