Mar 1st, 2007
By Caral Edelberg, CPC, CCS-P, CHC Note: In the February 2007 Coding Edge, Caral Edelberg, CPC, CCS-P, CHC, described the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) in application to emergency department services. In summary Edelberg discussed Medicare’s five levels of service in the emergency department and in clinics, and the two levels of critical care services, based on the presence or absenc...