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Discharge and re-admit same day

Lisa Bledsoe

True Blue
Greeley, Colorado
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Jaundiced baby went home in AM with plan for at home treatment. Came back to same hospital/same peds re-admitted for jaundice that same night. Should she code subsequent care instead of the D/C and admit? What if she re-admitted the patient to observation status instead of inpatient?:confused: