Medicare Down Coding

brendalewing

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We have had several request from Pinnacle, CMS, for copies of our Ortho Consults, which CMS then down codes from a consult to 99202, then we are paid the lower reimbursiment. We have good documentation. Is any one else having this problems with Medicare?
Thanks,
Brenda Lewing, LPN, CPC
 

brendalewing

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Local Chapter Officer
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Many, LA
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yep, one was ER consult request from primary care and others were seen in our office at the request for consult from primary care physician
 
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