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This one stumped me the other day ....a patient came into the ER with a c/o headache. After a CT , pt was found to be having a stroke. ER really did no emergency interventions...no IV's , nothing beyond basic care and monitoring...watched the pt for a few hours and when an ICU bed became available. pt was moved upstairs. My auditor says that since it was a critical diagnosis..without procedures, pt was still to be coded as "critical care" regardless of interventions or not. PLease let me know what you think of this one. thanks!!!