Frequency Limit Updated for Evaluation and Management Service

September 8, 2021

Effective for dates of service on or after April 1, 2021, the maximum frequency limit for CPT® code 99417 (prolonged office or other outpatient evaluation and management service[s] beyond the minimum required time of the primary procedure which has been selected using total time, requiring total time with or without direct patient contact beyond the usual service, on the date of the primary service, each 15 minutes of total time) is updated from ten units per day to four units per day.