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    Question 99217

    Is anyone having any issues getting the code 99217 paid? Our physicians are the "hospitalist" or on call for all unassigned patients. There are times that patients are admitted through the ER after business hours and are set at an observation status. Then the following morning our physician...
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    Hospital BIlling

    I have a physician who states that we can bill an regular hospital stay day and then if the patient gets critical during the same day, he can also bill critical care time in addition to the original hospital charge billed. Is this correct, and what modifier would you use if so? All under same...
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