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Treatment On Observation Day By Other Then Attending Md

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    Default Treatment On Observation Day By Other Then Attending Md
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    If A Patient Is In Observation, And Is Treated By Other Than The Attending Doctor After Being Placed On The Floor, Would You Code Epf Exam, Epf Hx, Moderate Level Of Decision Making, Provider Has Never Seen Patient Before 99202? Thanks

    Heather
    Heather Winters, CPC, CFPC

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    Default Observation is outpatient
    Observation status is the same as outpatient.

    You would bill the appropriate outpatient / office E/M - whether consult, new patient or established patient.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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