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What to bill when doc does not meet 99221-99223

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    Default What to bill when doc does not meet 99221-99223
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    I'm curious as to how people out there handle the below:

    Cahaba GBA

    If an admission E/M note does not meet the lowest level admission criteria, is it acceptable to bill a subsequent day for the admission?

    No, an admission service should be billed.

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    FAQ Published: August, 2009 | Last Reviewed: May, 2014

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    I have the same questions regarding this.

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    I am currently taking a coding class for the CPC. I asked this question and the answer was if a physician does not meet the criteria for any initial code then a code from subsequent stay would be selected according to the documentation.

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