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Emergency treatment

scooter1

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I must be having a brain cloud !
If my Orthopaedic surgeon goes to the emergency department, does surgery and sends
patient home all on same day, do I consider that outpatient or inpatient ? I am saying outpatient, but now I am doubting myself.
 

mitchellde

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you will need to see the chart to see if he ordered an inpatient admit, in the absence of an order to admit to inpatient , then it is outpatient.
 
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