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nursing facilities vs rest home custodial care

katerina_98

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I am trying to understand the difference in coding between these 2 facility based codes, if anyone can help me I would appreciate it. :)

Nursing Facility Services, which we know physicians do go to and treat

and

Domiciliary, Rest Home, or Custodial Care Services do physicians go
to these types of facilities to treat patients or do the patients go
to the physicians office only?

I was asked this question and since I normally have not done coding for these I would appreciate some help.

Thank you,
Rhonda
 
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