observation vs. inpatient stay

stacy

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case management states patient does not meet requirement for inpatient or observation status. what would be the procedure codes used for a two day stay? patient has medicare as primary insurance
 
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case management states patient does not meet requirement for inpatient or observation status. what would be the procedure codes used for a two day stay? patient has medicare as primary insurance

I assume the patient has already been discharged, correct?

Can you provide additional information? Are you billing for the professional charges? If you can post any documentation from the chart pertaining to the visits you're trying to code, that'd be helpful.
 
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