Table 5

Initial hospital service codes

LevelE/M codeHistoryPhysical examinationMDMTime
199221 (1.92 wRVU)DetailedDetailedStraightforward/low30 min.
299222 (2.61 wRVU)ComprehensiveComprehensiveModerate50 min.
399223 (3.86 wRVU)ComprehensiveComprehensiveHigh70 min.
  • E/M, evaluation and management; MDM, medical decision making; wRVU, work relative value unit.