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CPT 99447, Under Interprofessional Telephone/Internet/Electronic Health Record Consultations

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code 99447 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Interprofessional Telephone/Internet/Electronic Health Record Consultations.

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