Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes 99050–99060 are used to report services that are an adjunct to a basic evaluation and management (E/M) service. These codes are used to report services provided in the office after regularly scheduled office hours (99050); during scheduled evening, weekend, or holiday hours (99051); between 10:00 pm and 8:00 am at a 24-hour facility (99053); out of the office at the request of a patient (99056); and on an emergent basis in or out of the office when other scheduled office services are disrupted (99058, 99060).

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and most Medicaid programs have never published values for these codes. The CMS considers these services to be bundled with other services.

However, most commercial payers will have their own specific policies for coverage and payment and will define the...

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