D/C then readmit same day

cleanclaims

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Here is a link to the CMS manual on the subject. Your question needs more detail. Here is a quip from the document below. Hope this helps.

When a patient is admitted to inpatient hospital care for a minimum of 8 hours, but less than 24 hours and discharged on the same calendar date, the physician shall report the Observation or Inpatient Hospital Care Services (Including Admission and Discharge Service Same Day) using a code from CPT code range 99234 – ...

https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/downloads/R1465CP.pdf
 

cerullhon

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Isn't the question discharge and then readmit same day? Not admit and discharge same day.
 
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