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Hospital D/C and readmission on the same day

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    Cool Hospital D/C and readmission on the same day
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    One of our family parctice docs discharged a patient from the hospital, later that same day he was readmitted by a different one of our docs for a different problem. How do I bill this?

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    Use a 22 modifier. It will probably get denied. Appeal it. It's payable.

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