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    Health Service Code 13.99GA

    Trauma assessment, multiple trauma, severely injured patient

    NOTE:
    1. Benefit includes the consultation and, when indicated, establishment of peripheral intravenous access, administration of oxygen, insertion of urinary catheter, spinal stabilization, oropharyngeal airway, and insertion of chest tube(s).
    2. May only be claimed by the coordinating surgical specialist.
    3. May be claimed in addition to a major surgical procedure by the same physician.
    4. May only be claimed for referred cases.
    5. Subsequent days of trauma care should be claimed using HSC 03.05B if a major surgical procedure has not been claimed by the same physician.
    6. Following the seventh day of trauma care, the appropriate level of hospital care should be claimed using HSC 03.03D.
    7. May be claimed in addition to care provided by intensivists.
    Category:V Visit
    Base rate:$364.48

    Fee modifiers:

    TypeCode# of callsExplicitActionAmount
    SURCEVYesIncrease By$48.70
    SURCNTAMYesIncrease By$116.83
    SURCNTPMYesIncrease By$116.83
    SURCWKYesIncrease By$48.70

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