• If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ & read the forum rules. To view all forums, post or create a new thread, you must be an AAPC Member. If you are a member and have already registered for member area and forum access, you can log in by clicking here. If you've forgotten your username or password use our password reminder tool. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
  • We're introducing new features and a new look to make the forums easier to use and more valuable to you. See what's new and let us know what you think!

CPT codes 99201-99204 with POS 65 for AKI pts seen in the Dialysis Unit

Messages
8
Best answers
0
Per the RPA, we are to use 90935 and 90945 with POS 65 for our AKI patients who will be seen in the dialysis units instead of the hospital outpatient unit as of 1/1/17. My questions is this, can we also use 99201-99204 for those AKI patients who are new to our practice who we see for the first time in the dialysis unit? Will POS 65 work with these codes?
 

Jennifer Turner

Networker
Local Chapter Officer
Messages
41
Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Best answers
0
As long as the diagnosis is AKI and not ESRD, then yes you may bill the office visit separately. The POS for the office visit will be 11 if the visit was performed in your physicians office. If the OP visit was performed in the dialysis unit, then the POS would be 65. Does this make sense?

Hope this helps!
 
Top